Sandy Hook plaintiffs alleged the school failed to follow a mandated security protocol in the December 2012 shooting. The appeals court agreed with a lower court judge that governmental immunity shielded the defendants.
This bill will help schools pay for security risk assessments that will identify gaps in their security-related infrastructure and help prevent tragedy.
In lieu of the STEM school shooting in Highlands Ranch, Colo., many Colorado schools and officials are trying to figure out the best way to prevent more shootings. On Thursday, the new school safety committee met for the first time, and there was a great deal of conflict.
Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office is currently using a scan station to create 3-D pictures of properties. They transitioned to using the device in schools and in crime scenes in order to gain a comprehensive picture of the scene.
An active shooter alert was erroneously sent out to Thomas Jefferson University’s East Falls campus Sunday morning while the university was testing its JeffAlert system.
Brockton High School in Brockton, Mass., has installed a gunshot detection system. The system is designed to give administrators and law enforcement a nearly-instant notification of the gunshot and its location.
Rancocas Valley Regional High School has been testing weapon detection software made by former U.S. Navy SEALS in hopes it could reduce the chance of a school shooting incident.
The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with the Daviess County Public Schools District to host active shooter response training sessions to about 100 DCPS staff members Tuesday.
Phoenix Academy, a charter school with three campuses, is serving as a beta site for a new video-integrated active shooter detection system.
Law enforcement, emergency responders, school officials and students will take part in an active shooter training exercise at Deering High School in Portland, Maine, on Friday and Saturday.