Tag: metal detectors

Safety Law News for September 6, 2017

In California, officials at the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District are implanting a new disciplinary program with Monterey County juvenile justice agencies.  “Advocating Responsible Choices” is basically a diversion program that relies upon school resource officers who make the initial…

Safety Law News for June 7, 2016

In Delaware, a coalition of state officials, education administrators and police say that the first step to reducing violence among young people is to have police officers assigned to elementary and middle schools. In Missouri, the Governor has signed House…

Safety Law News for September 18, 2015

The United States Court of Appeals has ruled that school officials have qualified immunity when accessing a student’s social-networking account upon receiving information that the student sent threatening online messages to another student, where those remarks concerned school activities and…

Safety Law News for January 13, 2015

In Pennsylvania, the Luzerne County Public Schools reported a combined 1,146 offenses in 2010. Last year it was 584, and this year 565. Officials credit the decline to the decision to hire a full complement of School Police Officers —…

Safety Law News for 9/17/12

Connecticut educators will not let drug dogs sniff students. They will let the dogs sniff lockers and backpacks when students are not around. After several shootings, including the fatal shooting of a girl, a Connecticut technical school is installing metal…