Tag: New Jersey

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 July 17, 2015

In New York, the NYPD is eliminating its school unit patrol – a specific unit trained to deal with school emergencies and other issues that arise – and will instead rely on the officers assigned to respective neighborhood beats to…

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 12/3/14

New Mexico Supreme Court rules that Juvenile Code 32A–2–14 provides children with greater statutory protection to remain silent than mandated by the federal or state constitutions.  32A–2–14 must be strictly construed and applied to confessions obtained by school officials who…

Safety Law News for 11/17/14

In New Jersey, Hackensack School District officials reached an agreement with the Mayor and City Council to continue the school resource officer program by placing two resource officers in the high and middle schools until the 2018-2019 school year. The…

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 8/14/14

Students in Jackson County, Alabama return to classes without a School Resource Officer Program.  Officials are working hard to bring deputies back to the schools after grant funds dried up and the money ran out. The Santa Maria, California Police…

Safety Law News for 7/28/14

The Board of Education of the San Francisco Unified School District has approved a memorandum of understanding with city police that identifies procedures for school resource officers to respond to campus incidents.  The agreement increases communication among students, families, school…

Safety Law News for 2/25/14

Delaware Attorney General releases report on school compliance with new anti-bullying reporting laws.  Under the law, schools are required to report incidents to parents. The Jackson, New Jersey township police department has reinstated the school resource officer program in conjunction…

Safety Law News for 2/7/14

Scotland County, North Carolina officials have agreed to provide school resource officers at every elementary school in the district. Municipal officials in Jackson, New Jersey have taken a step toward reinstating the school resource officer program after unanimously approving a…