Tag: tasers

Safety Law News for October 6, 2017

In Delaware, HB 176 was signed into law.  The new policy eliminates zero tolerance for students who bring weapons to school and gives school boards more discretion when it comes to deciding whether to suspend a student for possession of…

Safety Law News for July 28, 2015

In Alabama, Decatur County school resource officers will soon be equipped with tasers, in addition to their firearms. The school board voted 4 to 2 in favor of the new equipment. The Superior Court of the Virgin Islands has applied…

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 —…

Safety Law News for 3/17/14

The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on the Texas Education Agency to ban the use of Tasers by school resource officers.  The FBI has opened an investigation about unreasonable use of force involving Tasers after a Cedar Creek, Texas…

Safety Law News for 12/13/13

A report by the Pennsylvania House Select Committee for School Safety concludes school safety could be improved if teachers wear wireless pendants so they can signal trouble, retired police officers are hired to screen visitors at entrances and students have…