Tag: Massachusetts

Safety Law News for June 28, 2016

In Virginia, the Hampton Police Division will spend over $1 million in the coming fiscal year to station officers within the city’s schools and provide safe road-crossing for students. In Alabama, the new interagency school safety agreement between Huntsville school…

Safety Law News For January 12, 2016

In Florida, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would require school-resource officers at every public-school campus. The legislation, SB 1368, would require that at least one officer be present at each public school from 30 minutes before classes start…

Safety Law News for December 16, 2015

In Nebraska, the Lincoln Police Department will begin to include de-escalation tactics into its defensive and control tactics training. It is part of an assessment into how officers diffuse tense situations. When an officer does use force, a report must…

Safety Law News for October 20, 2015

In North Carolina, the New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a multi-agency agreement designed to reduce the number of students whose behavior problems in school lead to criminal charges. The agreement lays out a number of options for school resource…

Safety Law News for September 29, 2015

In Virginia, the Montgomery County Public Schools is ordering police officers not to use their body cameras on school property, no matter what the circumstance until a policy agreement can be worked out. In Massachusetts, students at Worcester high schools…

Safety Law News for September 11, 2015

In Colorado, John Michael Keyes has created a school safety plan called Standard Response Protocol. It is a simplified emergency plan instructing students to follow one of four procedures during any situation: Lockout, Lockdown, Evacuate, Shelter. Mr. Keyes is the…

Safety Law News for August 21, 2015

In Massachusetts, Worcester city Mayor Joe Petty announced that the Superintendent, City Manager, and Police Chief have decided to implement the school resource officer model in the Worcester Public Schools. In Georgia, the officials in the Gainesville school district have…

Safety Law News for July 1, 2015

In North Carolina, the Wake County Public School System unveiled new safety procedures that are designed to keep students safe while getting on and off school buses. In Maine, two Brunswick schools are found to be unsafe by failing to…

Safety Law News for July 1, 2015

In North Carolina, the Wake County Public School System unveiled new safety procedures that are designed to keep students safe while getting on and off school buses. In Maine, two Brunswick schools are found to be unsafe by failing to…

Safety Law News for June 5, 2015

In Colorado, the Governor signed into law the Claire Davis Safety Act. The new law makes public schools in Colorado legally liable for student safety. School districts have always been listed as government entities that can’t be sued for negligence.…