“Altogether, since February 5, there have been 17 separate instances where the volume of inbound internet traffic has exceeded the carrying capacity of our [internet service provider] for 5 minutes or longer,” said Martin Manjak, UAlbany’s chief information security officer.
Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and Police Chief Ernest Finely confirmed to WSFA 12 News on Wednesday that the suspects taken into custody range from 14 to 18 years old. All of the suspects are students at Lee High School.
“You must create a safe environment,” Superintendent Tom Russell said. “We want students to feel safe and we will not tolerate violence on a campus or our students involved with it.”
Texas City Independent School District has made big, bold changes to its campus security and safety following the May 18, 2018, shooting at Santa Fe High School, which left nine students and one teacher dead. “It had a huge impact on us,” Superintendent of Texas City Schools Rodney Cavness said. “That’s real close to us.”
Several changes have been made in Florida following the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
“We try to keep vigilant at the synagogue, and it’s not new, not necessarily since the Pittsburgh attacks, but we’ve been vigilant there ever since 9/11,” Etz Chaim Synagogue President Dr. Scott Ackerman said.
A 15-year-old student from a private school in Huntsville, Ala., spent two days blending into the student body of a crosstown high school and attending classes last month.
Most people are at a loss when trying to relate to the horrors and fear associated with a school or workplace shooting.
Concerns about school safety have increased in the wake of an altercation at Davidson High on Friday at about 9 p.m. after a basketball game. Two people were shot, and the suspect is currently at-large.
At the time of the shooting, Marshall County High School only had one resource officer; Lovett has hired four more for the county since then. Three of the SROs primarily work at the high school and two are stationed at the middle schools but rotate to the various elementary schools.