Tag: Tennessee

Safety Law News for May 24, 2016

In Wisconsin, the city of Shawano has passed an ordinance allowing police to fine parents if their child doesn’t stop their bullying behavior after a 90-day warning.  The law compliments current Shawano School District policies that prohibit cyber-bullying. In Tennessee,…

Safety Law News for May 17, 2016

In Texas, the Irving Police Department has joined the Dallas Police Department to placed body cameras on its school resource officers. The data from the camera footage will be stored online. In Virginia, a pilot program in Roanoke schools will…

Safety Law News for April 1, 2016

In Tennessee, schools in Alcoa, Maryville and Blount County are keeping a stock of the lifesaving anti-overdose drug Naloxone. School resource officers and nurses have received training. In Illinois, House Bill 5617 has been introduced.  If enacted into law it…

Safety Law News for March 23, 2016

In Utah, police in Salt Lake City settle a lawsuit over “gang-profiling” on public school campuses. In Tennessee, the House of Representatives approved and moved along legislation allowing teachers and staff to carry guns at school for self-defense. In North…

Safety Law News for February 24, 2016

In Washington State, the schools in the Tri-Cities area of Pasco, Richland and Kennewick, report significantly fewer weapons on campus.  The good news is attributed to two things: the good presence of community oriented policing and utilizing a good security…

Safety Law News for December 2, 2015

In Tennessee, the Winchester School Board has approved a computer-based system that will scan IDs to ensure student safety, but how necessary the move is has now come into question. In Illinois, school officials in Edwardsville have created a Crime…

Safety Law News for September 15, 2015

In Texas, students and faculty throughout Lake Dallas ISD held a celebration called “SRO Day” where they honored their school resource officers on their campuses. In North Dakota, the Bismarck City Commissioners approved a budget that includes five M-4 assault…

Safety Law News for September 1, 2015

In Tennessee, Greene County officials are looking to upgrade school security by removing security officers and replacing them with school resource officers in the schools that have the most students. The SRO’s would have to go through regular police training,…

School Safety Law News for August 17, 2015

In Ohio, officials in the Reynoldsburg City Schools report that stolen cell phones are one of the biggest crime problems students experience on campus. In Alabama, Hartselle City Schools Resource Officers are educating parents on the dangers of sexting and…

Safety Law News for August 10, 2015

In Michigan, the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health reports that two issues have quickly climbed higher on the list of major health concerns for children: sexting and internet safety. In Maryland, officials from the State Board…