Tag: Missouri

Safety Law News for March 23, 2016

In Utah, police in Salt Lake City settle a lawsuit over “gang-profiling” on public school campuses. In Tennessee, the House of Representatives approved and moved along legislation allowing teachers and staff to carry guns at school for self-defense. In North…

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 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 March 19, 2015

A new software program, called Digital Fly, allows educators and SROs to track social media posts around their school.  Within a 10-mile radius school officials can track and filter social media.  The program automatically sends an email or text to…

Safety Law News for 12/22/14

School districts in Western New York will receive money in this year’s state budget to support new and existing school resource officer programs.  About $1.9 million was allocated in the state’s budget for SRO funding statewide in the aftermath of…

Safety Law News for 10/29/14

The Missouri legislature voted to override Gov. Nixon’s veto of a law that would allow school districts to designate teachers or administrators to have guns in school as school safety officers.  But school administrators and superintendents are refusing to allow…

Safety Law News for 10/23/14

Rutherford County, Tennessee School Resource Officers are teaching the DRIVE Course to students in both the classroom and on the road.  DRIVE stands for the Defense Response Improving Vehicle Education program. In Florida, the Lee County School District has added…

Safety Law News for 10/17/14

The Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline will be taking over the administrative functions of a school safety notification program in Northland, Missouri schools.  The new program allows students from the Northland schools to anonymously text tips to law enforcement. New York…

Safety Law News for 7/23/14

New York State Senator Patrick Gallivan, has taken direct action to put school resource officers in all schools in the state’s 59th Senate District.  The New York budget has allocated nearly $2 million to implement a program developed by Gallivan…

Safety Law News for 5/5/14

The Meramec Valley, Missouri School District is color-coding school halls with a map and placard system that enables first responders to identify hall colors from outside the building so they can quickly get to any problem spot. Officials in Calgary,…