Tag: Washington State

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 April 13, 2017

In North Carolina, House Bill 612 would authorize local schools boards to offer a comprehensive firearm education course as a high school elective. The course would be developed by the State Board of Education and would incorporate gun safety education…

Safety Law News for January 18, 2017

In Rhode Island, the Pawtucket School and Police Departments have signed a new school safety interagency agreement.   Under the agreement, the principal will remain the primary administrator and disciplinarian and will not rely on the school resource officer for enforcement…

Safety Law News for November 21, 2016

In Georgia, more Gwinnett County public school students are being suspended from school than they were at this point a year ago. In Washington State, a coalition of the community petitioned Spokane Public Schools to revise the district’s use-of-force policy…

Safety Law News for April 5, 2016

In Florida, a state appellate court ruled that a student, who was suspended, had no legitimate business on campus and violated statute governing trespass on school grounds when he went back into the school. [MM v. State] In North Carolina,…

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 September 29, 2015

In Virginia, the Montgomery County Public Schools is ordering police officers not to use their body cameras on school property, no matter what the circumstance until a policy agreement can be worked out. In Massachusetts, students at Worcester high schools…