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.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has made school safety and security a priority for 2019 and beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
"It is possible that schools scored the lowest in these particular domains because they include measures that require the greatest fiscal resources to implement," said the report, “Safety First: A Review of Security and Preparedness in Tennessee Schools.”
Since October, CISD has offered the Anonymous Alerts app for students and parents to anonymously report urgent information to campus administrators.