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North Dakota Governor Signs Bill Allowing Armed First Responders at Rural Schools

North Dakota Governor Signs Bill Allowing Armed First Responders at Rural Schools

Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill Wednesday allowing North Dakota schools—mostly rural campuses—to develop plans for an “armed first responder.”

Pennsylvania School District Police Equipped with Tasers

Pennsylvania School District Police Equipped with Tasers

Erie School District police officers are now carrying Tasers in addition to guns in schools.



Florida District to Add Safety Attendants to Monitor High School Restrooms

Florida District to Add Safety Attendants to Monitor High School Restrooms

The Lee County School District plans to hire 11 attendants next school year to monitor high school restrooms and curb safety and security problems.

Virginia District Approves Addition of Four New Security Officers for Next School Year

Virginia District Approves Addition of Four New Security Officers for Next School Year

Williamsburg-James City County schools have approved an additional four new security officer positions in the district for the 2019-2020 school budget, according to district spokeswoman Eileen Cox.

NYU Winthrop Hospital to Add Armed Security Guards

NYU Winthrop Hospital to Add Armed Security Guards

NYU Winthrop Hospital will add armed security guards beginning April 15, the hospital’s president announced March 26.

Pennsylvania School Board Votes to Hire Two Armed School Police Officers

Pennsylvania School Board Votes to Hire Two Armed School Police Officers

Two full-time security guard positions with the Pennridge School District will be changed to school police officers who will carry guns.

FBI, FDLE Authorize Florida District Police Department

FBI, FDLE Authorize Florida District Police Department

The FBI and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have authorized the Clay County School Board to move forward with forming the district’s own police department.

Australian Union Calls for More Hospital Security Guards Amid Increased Violence

Australian Union Calls for More Hospital Security Guards Amid Increased Violence

The Health and Services Union (HSU) has called for more security guards at Australia’s John Hunter Hospital for staff, patient and visitor safety among “sky-high” levels of violence.

Tennessee District Expands SRO Program

Tennessee District Expands SRO Program

Sullivan County Schools have expanded its school resource officer program from one officer at each of the high schools to 18 SROs, enough for one per campus.

West Memphis Police Increase Presence at Schools

West Memphis Police Increase Presence at Schools

Every school in West Memphis will soon have a police officer assigned to its campus.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2019

    March/April 2019

    Featuring:

    • Proactive Steps in Protecting Students Using Technology
    • Securing Our Hospitals and Protecting Your Privacy
    • Leveraging a Unified Mass Notification Solution
    • From Safe Campus to Smart Campus

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