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Albuquerque Schools Ask State Legislature For $25 Million To Fund Security Upgrades

District officials want the New Mexico state legislature to create a new fund for school security upgrades that does not have as many restrictions on which districts can access the money and how much is paid out.


Atlanta University Increases Campus Police Officers' Hours After Shooting

At Clark Atlanta University, staff and students are still on edge after a shooter wounded four students, prompting the university to expand the number of hours its police officers work.

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Nevada Puts Millions Toward Increasing School Safety

In a recent legislative session, Nevada lawmakers set aside close to $76 million to improve school safety through counseling support and physical infrastructure.

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Sacramento Schools to Reduce Number of School Resource Officers Under New Safety Plan

The plan was approved by the Sacramento school board last week after community members asked for more mental health resources and fewer police in schools.

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University of Utah to Invest Close to $1 Million in Campus Security Measures

Following the murder of 21-year-old student Lauren McCluskey, a task force convened to issue several recommendations to improve student, staff and faculty safety.

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Florida Charter Schools Still Not Prepared to Employ State-Required Armed Security Officers

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission grilled the Broward County superintendent about why charter schools in his district have not complied with school safety laws.

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Former Navy SEAL Trains Dogs to Find and Attack Active Shooters in Schools

A dog trained by veteran Joshua Morton to respond to school shootings will start working in a school for the first time in January.

Senate Bill 621 Takes Away Arrest Power in Pennsylvania

Senate Bill 621 Takes Away Arrest Power in Pennsylvania

Senate Bill 621 was clarified in early July, but one of the unintended consequences that came with it was the restriction of arrest powers for both officers who are directly employed by schools and officers who work through third-party vendors.

Philadelphia School District Welcomes Teachers, Counselors with Safety Orientation

Philadelphia School District Welcomes Teachers Counselors with Safety Orientation

In the wake of the recent shootings in the United States, the Philadelphia School District is holding a weeklong orientation for both new hires and returning teachers and counselors.

Florida County Prepares for Upcoming School Year

Florida County Prepares for Upcoming School Year

As the 2019-2020 school year rapidly approaches, St. Lucie County schools are adding eight SROs, two K9s and 25 new mental health service providers to their security force.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - July August 2019

    July/August 2019


    • Making Security Inclusive
    • Reducing a Carbon Footprint
    • Taking a Connected Approach
    • Proactive Security for Active Shooter Situations

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