Tag: school resource officers

Safety Law News for February 2, 2018

In California, officials in Bakersfield are assigning two full-time officers to work with at-risk students to combat high rates of absenteeism.  The new program is a TRIAD-based approach, designed to build a positive relationship between students and law enforcement and…

Safety Law News for January 3, 2018

In Arizona, human trafficking of children is increasing rapidly.  The Arizona Human Trafficking Council says that online devices, games, and applications are the gateway to human trafficking.  The Council has instituted several programs to protect child victims from exploitation, including…

Safety Law News for December 19, 2017

In New York, the Grand Island School Board voted 5-1 to support a plan to use two part-time school resource officers rather than create a new full-time special police officer.  The approval came despite objections from the current superintendent and a…

Safety Law News for November 27, 2017

In North Carolina, students in middle school and high school across the North Carolina Piedmont region are addicted to powerful drugs.  School resource officers say that they see students getting high in class with their teacher in the room. In…

Safety Law News for November 21, 2017

In Oregon, the Court of Appeals held that the “school safety exception” to the Oregon Constitution did not permit a police officer to search a non-student, who happened to be at school during a shooting that threatened school children and…

Safety Law News for November 13, 2017

In Florida, Miami-Dade schools are implementing a new campus safety program. “Enhancing School Safety Officer Effectiveness through Online Professional and Job Embedded Coaching,” is an anti-violence program, funded by a $1 million federal grant from the National Institute of Justice. …

Safety Law News for November 10, 2017

In North Dakota school resource officers from Fargo schools talk about what they see happening at school and what they do about it. In Michigan, the Senate approved legislation that will allow people with additional training to carry concealed weapons…

Safety Law News for October 27, 2017

In Indiana, six officers from Clark County’s juvenile probation program will relocate their offices to the middle and high schools in Clarksville Community Schools, Greater Clark County Schools and West Clark Community Schools.  The policy is designed to provide students…

Safety Law News for October 4, 2017

In Florida, local educators and Apopka Police Department are presenting a new elementary school program to help students make positive decisions. It’s called MAGIC – an acronym for Mentoring, Advising, Guiding and Instructing Children. In South Carolina, Charleston County School…

Safety Law News for September 8, 2017

In Arizona, the Phoenix City Council has approved agreements with 22 area districts at 94 schools to provide 83 school resource officers immediately. In Illinois, the new police chief of the City of Niles unveiled several initiatives designed to bolster…