Tag: Minnesota

Safety Law News for October 25, 2016

In Colorado, Colorado Springs school officials are trying new tactics to prevent students from using marijuana. In Idaho, educators in Jefferson County are implementing a new emergency crisis policy based on the national “I Love U Guys” response protocol. A…

Safety Law News for September 26, 2016

In New York, Broome County officials are implementing again the SRO programs placed on hold when the state cut finding in 2010.  The Whitney Point and Windsor School Districts say the SROs help students feel more comfortable at school. In…

Safety Law News for August 26, 2016

In Minnesota, St. Paul Public Schools agreed to a new SRO contract with the police department that will dress officers in nontraditional uniforms and require that officers meet with students and teachers on a monthly basis to help build trust…

Safety Law News for April 1, 2016

In Tennessee, schools in Alcoa, Maryville and Blount County are keeping a stock of the lifesaving anti-overdose drug Naloxone. School resource officers and nurses have received training. In Illinois, House Bill 5617 has been introduced.  If enacted into law it…

Safety Law News for March 29, 2016

In Minnesota, a Minnesota company has invented a handgun that folds up to look just like a smartphone.  In locked position, the .380-caliber plastic pistol with a metal core can be discreetly slipped into pockets, like a real phone. In…

Safety Law News for January 26, 2016

In South Carolina, proposed legislation would create “School Protection Officers,” who would be teachers, administrators or any other school employees who would be allowed to carry guns or pepper spray at school. [House Bill 4716] In Utah, officials launched the…

Safety Law News for December 2, 2015

In Tennessee, the Winchester School Board has approved a computer-based system that will scan IDs to ensure student safety, but how necessary the move is has now come into question. In Illinois, school officials in Edwardsville have created a Crime…

Safety Law News for October 23, 2015

In Minnesota, teachers from the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District are taking part in a four-week Teachers Academy with local law enforcement authorities. The program is meant to give educators preparedness for school violence. The sessions cover topics from the use…

Safety Law News for August 4, 2015

In North Carolina, a new state law requires every school district to submit digital blueprints to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. The North Carolina Center for Safer Schools says that a third of the public school districts have…

Safety Law News for 12/9/14

The Alabama State Department of Education has released the 2013 Annual School Incident Report.  The report contains big data on student misconduct for all schools in the state. The school superintendent in Boston, Massachusetts has vetoed a plan to equip…