Tag: Wisconsin

Safety Law News for August 4, 2017

In a national study on safe schools, each state was ranked based on numerous factors.  The states with the lowest percentage of injured and threatened students were Massachusetts, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Oklahoma.  The jurisdictions with the lowest incidence…

Safety Law News for August 2, 2017

In Tennessee, officials in Rutherford County are seeing a decrease in weapons-related offenses on campus.  They say that students have developed relationships with school resource officers, making them feel comfortable with discussing weapons on campus. In Wisconsin, the Madison School…

Safety Law News for July 6, 2017

In Kansas, officials in Topeka are implementing a new school-based discipline memorandum of understanding that formalizes the collaboration among the school district, Topeka Police Department, Shawnee County Corrections and the Kansas Children’s Service League that operates the county’s juvenile intake…

Safety Law News for June 15, 2017

In South Carolina, a Bamberg County Councilman says critics of the SRO program will not silence him or the president of the local Parent Teacher Organization who say they were “appalled” the city was considering eliminating the SRO program, which…

Safety Law News for February 16, 2017

In Minnesota, educators in the St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids-Rice school districts have put additional resources on identifying students who are disruptive by creating individual plans to help them and monitoring their mental health and social and emotional learning. Teachers have noticed…

Safety Law News for February 6, 2017

In Minnesota, arresting students is a last resort in the St. Paul Public Schools. Students caught fighting or carrying small amounts of alcohol or marijuana are being sent home to their parents instead of the juvenile detention center. In Wisconsin,…

Safety Law News for October 12, 2016

In Rhode Island, officials in Portsmouth received a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Justice Department for school resource officers.  The funds will go toward two school resource officers. In Indiana, an incident in the Bartholomew Consolidated School district is being…

Safety Law News for September 2, 2016

• In Connecticut, the United States District Court ruled that no student rights were violated by a school policy that authorized a suspension after receiving a police report about the off-campus, non-school related arrest of a student for possession of…

Safety Law News for August 11, 2016

In South Carolina, the State Board of Education is proposing new rules that would redefine how school resource officers will interact with students. The proposed rules say an SRO should not get involved until student behavior becomes criminal. Other counties…

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,…