Security Staffing


New Jersey District Looking to Hire Private, Armed Security

New Jersey District Looking to Hire Private Armed Security

If successful, it would be the first time a K-8 school district in Burlington County has been guarded full-time by a non-law enforcement officer.

Sarasota County Schools to Hire More SROs for 2019-2020 School Year

Sarasota County Schools to Hire More SROs for 2019-2020 School Year

The Sarasota County Schools Police Department in Florida plans to hire at least 25 more school resource officers and supervisors for the 2019-2020 school year.



New York District Adds Armed Guards on Patrol

In addition to patrolling the halls, guards will cover crowded school areas like the cafeteria during meal times.

California High School Considering Security Robots

California High School Considering Security Robots

Clovis North High School may be testing security robots as soon as February.

Kentucky Lawmakers Propose School Safety Bill

Kentucky Lawmakers Propose School Safety Bill

The bill would create a new position of state school security marshal, which would function much like the state’s fire marshal and present a report about their findings and recommendations annually to the Kentucky Center for School Safety board.

John Hopkins University Points to Baltimore Crime to Approve Police Force

John Hopkins University Points to Baltimore Crime to Approve Police Force

John Hopkins University are escalating efforts to approve an independent police force on campus.

Debate Sparked as a Central Pennsylvania University Arms Security Officers

Debate Sparked as a Central Pennsylvania University Arms Security Officers

Susquehanna University has recently enacted a new policy that arms retired state troopers who serve on the school’s security force.

Ohio School Board Votes to Allow Trained Staff to Carry Firearms

Ohio School Board Votes to Allow Trained Staff to Carry Firearms

According to Lynch and the school board, participation in the program would be 100 percent voluntary, and volunteers would be vetted via an extensive process before being approved.

NY School District to Implement Security Changes in 2019

NY School District to Implement Security Changes in 2019

East Islip school officials said they will be implementing security changes beginning early next year, including the addition of armed security guards on campuses and the installation of new safety hardware.

New Jersey District Hires Part-Time Security Monitors

New Jersey District Hires Part-Time Security Monitors

According to board members, the primary function of the position is to prevent unauthorized entry into campus buildings.

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