Security Staffing


Gov. Wolf Signing Bill Regulating and Clarifying Armed School Security

Gov. Wolf Signing Bill Regulating and Clarifying Armed School Security

Gov. Tom Wolf is signing legislation that will give school districts and private schools more options as to who they can hire as armed security guards. Teachers cannot be considered security personnel under the legislation.

Arkansas School Continues to Improve Security

Arkansas School Continues to Improve Security

Green Forest School District in Green Forest, Ark., continues to take security seriously following last year’s security and safety audit.



Ohio District Increasing Number of Security Staff

Ohio District Increasing Number of Security Staff

The size of Columbus City Schools’ safety and security staff is slated to increase by more than 50 percent, as the district hires new staff members this summer.

Ohio Hospital Adds Drug-Sniffing Dog to Security Staff

Ohio Hospital Adds Drug-Sniffing Dog to Security Staff

A drug-sniffing dog will begin working at Riverside Methodist Hospital on July 1.

New Alabama Law Will Allow Church to Hire Its Own Police Force

New Alabama Law Will Allow Church to Hire Its Own Police Force

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed legislation earlier this month that will allow Briarwood Presbyterian Church to hire its own police force.

Arkansas District Adding Police Dog

Arkansas District Adding Police Dog

The Fouke School District is adding a police dog to its staff as part of school security upgrades, thanks to a partnership with Miller County Prosecuting Attorney Stephanie Barrett.

Ohio District to Expand Police Officer Presence in Schools

Ohio District to Expand Police Officer Presence in Schools

The Fairfield City School District is expanding the presence of police officers in its schools by adding an officer to each of its secondary schools starting next year.

More Security Staff Part of Mississippi District’s Planned Safety Improvements

More Security Staff Part of Mississippi District's Planned Safety Improvements

Lee County Schools is planning multiple security improvements for its schools, including the hiring of more security staff and a new safety coordinator.

Georgia District Creates Police Department

Georgia District Creates Police Department

The Muscogee County School District is putting together its own police department.

Idaho District Aims to Add More Armed Guards

Idaho District Aims to Add More Armed Guards

The Lakeland School District looks to hire more armed guards to their schools after their successful first year with a guard placed at Athol Elementary School.

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