Tag: Privacy

Safety Law News for 6/13/14

Middletown, Connecticut officials from the school district and the police department have signed a “Right Response” agreement that looks to allow for better discretion from administrators and school resource officers on how to handle behavioral problems. Five sheriff’s deputies will…

Safety Law News for 4/7/14

Colquitt County, Georgia educators and law enforcement conduct campus sweeps for drugs several times each school year, using dogs to check out lockers and cars at the schools. Baltimore County, Maryland officials unveiled a $3.7 million in school security system,…

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 1/16/14

Topeka, Kansas police interrupt a plan by a 17-year old student to shoot two law enforcement officers and two administrators at Topeka West High School.  A Florida appellate court decision upholds the search of the book bag by a school…

Safety Law News for 1/13/14

A new national study released by Brown University reveals that large numbers of students are still being seriously hurt while on school grounds.  Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer “intentional” injuries severe enough to land them in the…

Safety Law News for 1/9/14

The Gainesville, Georgia school board has approved a policy allowing some resource officers to carry long-range rifles in each of the city’s high schools and middle schools. Berkeley County, South Carolina schools conduct audit of school safety after officials in…

Safety Law News for 12/2/13

Even though a sought-after federal grant fell through, the City of Minot, North Dakota and Minot Public Schools will form a partnership to provide resource officers in the schools.  Minot is the only major North Dakota that does not have…

Safety Law News for 11/21/13

The Logan City, Utah School District has approved a plan to cover more of the costs of resource officers in the schools.  The educators announced that, “We’re still getting a really, really good deal to have those officers.  It’s good…

Safety Law News for 11/11/13

The Colleton County, South Carolina Board of Education voted Tuesday to reinstate full funding to the school district’s crew of student resource officers (SRO’s), which it jointly funds with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office. Budget limitations led to reductions in…

Safety Law News for 11/6/13

Fremont County, Wyoming Board of Cooperative Education Services is providing leadership for a partnership between local agencies to improve cooperation, training, and crisis planning to improve the safety of students and security in area schools. Sequim, Washington’s four schools will…