Tag: Wisconsin

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,…

Safety Law News for January 19, 2016

In Nebraska, school resource officers are participating in Washington County’s juvenile diversion program. The program is designed to address recidivism and substance abuse among nonviolent juveniles. Once they complete the program, participants will have a felony conviction dismissed. In Maryland,…

Safety Law News for November 24, 2015

New York City officials reached a settlement in a lawsuit brought by students who argued NYPD school resource officers used excessive and inappropriate force. The city will pay $54,000 to the four former students who brought the case. The New…

Safety Law News for September 8, 2015

In Brunswick Ohio, officials are hosting a series of meetings for parents to address issues concerning students’ mental health and campus safety. The meetings feature presentations by mental health specialists, social workers, and school resource officers. In New Jersey, the…

Safety Law News for July 23, 2015

In North Carolina, the Wake County school board gave final approval Tuesday to a new “technology responsible use” policy that will require parental consent before students can use technology in school. The policy covers use of social media accounts, including…

Safety Law News for July 17, 2015

In New York, the NYPD is eliminating its school unit patrol – a specific unit trained to deal with school emergencies and other issues that arise – and will instead rely on the officers assigned to respective neighborhood beats to…

Safety Law News for May 22, 2015

In 2013-14, 70 percent of schools surveyed by the U.S. Department of Education reported drilling students on a written plan for school shootings. More schools reported training students for active shooter situations and using security cameras, electronic notification systems, and…

Safety Law News for May 22, 2015

In 2013-14, 70 percent of schools surveyed by the U.S. Department of Education reported drilling students on a written plan for school shootings. More schools reported training students for active shooter situations and using security cameras, electronic notification systems, and…