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Safety Law News for June 1, 2015

In Brooklyn, New York, Councilmember David Greenfield and 20 of his council colleagues support a bill that would require the New York Police Department to put a school safety officer in any school that requests one, even private and religious…

Safety Law News for June 1, 2015

<ul> <li><a href=”http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/headlines-breaking-stories/313989/nyc-elected-officials-community-leaders-and-students-hold-school-safety-rally.html” target=”_blank”>In Brooklyn, New York</a>, Councilmember David Greenfield and 20 of his council colleagues support a bill that would require the New York Police Department to <a href=”http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2015/5/29/council-demands-nypd-safety-agents-non-public-schools” target=”_blank”>put a school safety officer in any school that requests…

Safety Law News for 11/21/14

A School Safety Task Force will recommend that South Carolina schools practice more safety lock-down drills and have more School Resource Officers and more school psychologists. Police and school officials in Providence, Rhode Island have signed an inter-agency agreement on a…

Safety Law News for 11/11/14

In Massachusetts, new law requires every chief of police, in consultation with the superintendent, to assign at least one school resource officer to serve the school district.  The roadblock for many cash-strapped local police departments and school districts in implementing…

Safety Law News for 10/23/14

Rutherford County, Tennessee School Resource Officers are teaching the DRIVE Course to students in both the classroom and on the road.  DRIVE stands for the Defense Response Improving Vehicle Education program. In Florida, the Lee County School District has added…

Safety Law News for 10/6/14

There are broad variations of reform on the roles of school resource officers in America.  Policy makers are looking for solutions that vary with the unique local issues in each jurisdiction. In Colorado, school resource officers, counselors, nurses, staff and…

Safety Law News for 8/26/14

In North Carolina, two Charlotte Mecklenburg schools that had School Resource Officers (SRO’s) last year will not have them this year. Those officers will be transferred to schools that are more troubled.   School resource officers in Henry County, Tennessee…

Safety Law News for 7/11/14

A state legislature joint committee in Arizona approved funding for 118 school safety resource officers on campuses around the state. The School Safety Program Oversight Committee agreed to spend nearly $12 million on the program for the upcoming school year.…

Safety Law News for 7/2/14

Colorado officials report that marijuana is a significantly growing problem in schools, accounting for 32 percent of all expulsions.  The Jackson-Madison County, Tennessee school system will have a full complement of resource officers next school year thanks to an agreement…

Safety Law News for 3/24/14

An improved relationship between Oak Ridge, Tennessee police and school officials as well as the hiring of a veteran officer as the second SRO in the high school were credited with helping decrease incidents on campus.  Students in Middletown, Connecticut…