Policies & Procedures


Washington State Representative Prefiles School Safety Bills

Washington State Representative Prefiles School Safety Bills

House Bill 1035 focuses on school resource officers while House Bill 1038 aims to authorize certain school employees to carry firearms on campuses.

Proposed Bill Would Require Wyoming Schools to Create School Security Strategies

Proposed Bill Would Require Wyoming Schools to Create School Security Strategies

The bill, proposed by Sen. Affie Ellis, would require the Wyoming Department of Education to work with several organizations, including homeland security, the attorney general’s office and the state construction department, on safety and security guidelines for schools.



Michigan Legislature Considers School Safety Bills

Michigan Legislature Considers School Safety Bills

HB 5852 would create new active-shooter training requirements for law enforcement, and HB 5851 would require school administrators to report all threats and attempted violence to state police.

Indiana Governor Unveils 2019 School Safety Measures

Indiana Governor Unveils 2019 School Safety Measures

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has made school safety and security a priority for 2019 and beyond.

New Jersey Seeks Security Funding for Non-Public Schools

New Jersey Seeks Security Funding for Non-Public Schools

The measure, A-4597, would help parochial and private schools pay security guards, purchase alarm systems and take other steps to improve security at a cost to the state of $11.3 million.

Arkansas School Safety Commission Issues Final Report

Arkansas School Safety Commission Issues Final Report

Each of the Arkansas School Safety Commission’s recommendations is categorized under mental health and prevention, law enforcement and security, audits, emergency operation plans and drills, intelligence and communication, or physical security.

Michigan School Districts Evaluate Security

Michigan School Districts Evaluate Security

Many Michigan districts are re-evaluating and upgrading their security measures to increase campus safety and security in light of increased incidents of gun violence in the U.S.

Viral Solutions

EDITOR COMMENTARY

Viral Solutions

We all have a Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn account and we have all seen a post go viral. For whatever reason, despite the topic of the post, the content is deemed relevant by thousands, sometimes millions of people who decide to view, comment, like and share these posts to their timelines.

University Hands Out Hockey Pucks as Part of Emergency Preparedness Plan

University Hands Out Hockey Pucks as Part of Emergency Preparedness Plan

"They have enough mass to cause injury, small enough to be thrown, (are) portable and they're not considered a weapon," Oakland University Police Chief Mark Gordon told CNN.

UCLA to Standardize Security Camera Policies for Safety

UCLA to Standardize Security Camera Policies for Safety

According to Vasquez, the University of California Police Department can request access to cameras operated by other campus entities, but this slows down active incident response times. Allowing UCPD to immediately and freely access video surveillance will provide responding officers with immediate information during an emergency situation.

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