Tag: suspension

Safety Law News for 10/31/13

A Fountain County, Indiana man with some mental health issues leads Covington school officials to add two school resource officers. In Volusia County, Florida a high school student thanks school resource officer for stopping him from attacking an assistant principal.…

Safety Law News for 9/19/13

It appears that no South Dakota school districts will implement a new state law that allows teachers and volunteers to carry firearms in buildings. Gadsden City, Alabama Schools will have school resource officers on every campus because of a long-term…

Safety Law News for 4/3/13

• Arizona Senate approved legislation allowing designated teachers, administrators or other employees in rural schools to carry a handgun.  The policy applies only to rural schools that have 600 students or fewer, are at least 20 miles and 30 minutes…

Safety Law News for 1/16/13

• The Lafayette, Louisiana school system and Police Department have made adjustments to the use of school resource officers following the rape of a student on campus. • Local New Hampshire citizens prepare to vote to bring back school resource…

Safety Law News for 11/27/12

California educators are implementing random, mandatory drug tests for about 15 percent of student athletes in their school district, after suspending “an unexpectedly high number” of student athletes for drug and alcohol use. An app for SROs: students and parents…

Safety Law News for 10/29/12

When a Los Angeles Unified SRO was unable to break up a hallway brawl and rescue a fallen student, he released pepper spray into the crowd of about 50 students. An Illinois mother is suing her son’s school for strip…

Safety Law News for 10/15/12

On school buses, surveillance cameras capture everything from intoxicated drivers to student fights, and the cameras appear to have the support of everyone from union representatives to parents. Oakland Unified School District has voted to accept federal monitoring in at…

Safety Law News for 10/10/12

 The Tennessee Supreme Court upheld a high school student’s ten day suspension, after the football team captain violated a school rule against recklessly endangering other people. In one hour, a Connecticut SRO’s work ranges from handing out peanuts to visiting…

Safety Law News for 9/17/12

Connecticut educators will not let drug dogs sniff students. They will let the dogs sniff lockers and backpacks when students are not around. After several shootings, including the fatal shooting of a girl, a Connecticut technical school is installing metal…

Safety Law News for 7/11/12

New York City is removing principals’ ability to suspend students for certain misbehaviors, including swearing. A teacher says that students, whose misbehavior is a cry for help, sometimes need to be removed. Two New Jersey students missed their senior prom…