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Kansas Senate Passes Firearms Safety Education Bill

The Kansas Senate recently passed a bill that would promote firearm education and safety training among K-12 students in the state. The bill would require the Kansas State Board of Education to develop a curriculum for a gun safety education program. Individual districts and school boards would have the choice to adopt the program in local schools.

Student Killed After Shooting at Police at Tenn. High School

On Monday, April 12, a student was killed after authorities say he opened fire on police inside Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn.

NEIU Goes into Lockdown After On-Campus Shootout

On Wednesday, March 10, the Northeastern Illinois University campus in Chicago, Ill., was locked down after what police called a “shootout” took place in a campus parking lot. There were no reported injuries.

Police Officer Killed at New Orleans High School Basketball Game

A police officer was shot and killed following a confrontation at a high school basketball game on Friday, Feb. 26, in New Orleans, La.

Countering the Media Narrative

As schools reopen this fall, districts not only have to navigate the challenges of COVID-19, but also have to resume regular emergency drills, including active assailant response trainings.

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UAB Nursing Student Fatally Shot Outside Student Center

Destiny Danielle Washington, a 20-year-old nursing student, was fatally shot on Thursday night on the University of Alabama-Birmingham campus.

Three Lessons about School Security

Three Lessons about School Security

While student safety is often revered as a top priority, it is not uncommon for incident response protocols to be overlooked until a situation that warrants action occurs.

Campuses Must Remain Vigilant During COVID

Campuses Must Remain Vigilant During COVID

It would seem that school and campus shootings would end with students schooling at home. That hasn’t been the case.



Florida Teen Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting at Officers

A 14-year-old boy in Florida has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after opening fire on deputies in Hardee County. The incident took place Nov. 26, in Wauchula, where the three deputies were sent to respond to a potential burglary.

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Dallas College El Centro Police Officer Shot in Downtown Dallas

A Dallas College El Centro Campus police officer was shot in downtown Dallas Thursday evening.

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