Tag: New York

Safety Law News for November 20, 2015

In Rochester, New York, forty-one teachers have been assaulted since September. The year before that it was 13. The teachers are making an appeal before the Rochester City School District board to voice concerns about their safety, as well as…

Safety Law News for November 10, 2015

In Virginia, the Bristol City Public School District plans to have SROs in every school by 2016. In Colorado, officials say that keeping drugs out of schools has become a real challenge. Alcohol, marijuana and prescriptions pills continue to be…

Safety Law News for September 22, 2015

In California, the Court of Appeal ruled that school officials have the authority to ask a school resource officer to search a student based upon reasonable suspicion. In the case a combination of facts created reasonable suspicion, including the student…

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 June 1, 2015

In Brooklyn, New York, Councilmember David Greenfield and 20 of his council colleagues support a bill that would require the New York Police Department to put a school safety officer in any school that requests one, even private and religious…

Safety Law News for June 1, 2015

<ul> <li><a href=”http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/headlines-breaking-stories/313989/nyc-elected-officials-community-leaders-and-students-hold-school-safety-rally.html” target=”_blank”>In Brooklyn, New York</a>, Councilmember David Greenfield and 20 of his council colleagues support a bill that would require the New York Police Department to <a href=”http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2015/5/29/council-demands-nypd-safety-agents-non-public-schools” target=”_blank”>put a school safety officer in any school that requests…

Safety Law News for April 14, 2015

In Elmira, New York, parents are now pushing back after a rash of violence in Elmira’s secondary schools. The backlash is directed at restorative justice policies and dissatisfaction with school system response to an increase in violence. In Illinois the…

Safety Law News for March 31, 2015

In Michigan, Detroit cannot keep its schoolchildren: Each day an estimated 25,000 school-age children go to school outside the city. Safety is one of the reasons parents are pulling their children from Detroit schools. In Amherst, New York, school officials have…

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 —…