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Texas Representative Introduces Armed School Security Immunity Bill

A member of the Texas House of Representatives introduced a bill to the House Committee on Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence that would grant a level of immunity from liability to armed school security personnel in the event of a public safety incident.

S.C. Elementary School Resource Officer Fired After DHS Investigation

A school resource officer from an elementary school in Westminster, S.C., was fired last week following an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department.



Oregon Community College Puts All Officers on Paid Leave

Central Oregon Community College, located in Bend, Ore., announced this week that it is putting its entire staff of public safety officers on paid administrative leave during an independent, third-party review of department operations. The university declined to comment on the immediate reason for the investigation.

Police Officer Killed at New Orleans High School Basketball Game

A police officer was shot and killed following a confrontation at a high school basketball game on Friday, Feb. 26, in New Orleans, La.

UNC System Board of Governors Approves Security Fee Increase

At its Feb. 23 meeting, the UNC System Board of Governors approved raising the student fee for campus security. It’s set to change from $30 to $57 per student.

Alertus Technologies and the Texas Computer Education Association

Alertus Technologies has announced a partnership with the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) to offer an emergency preparedness grant to Texas schools in need of enhancing their safety and notification systems.

COVID-19: The Second Wave

COVID-19: The Second Wave

The second wave is here, and people are tired of the pandemic as we head into what will most likely be a long, dark winter with COVID-19. Campuses of all sizes need to function at some level or risk an uncertain future.

New Mexico Middle School Guard Charged with Rape

The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office has charged a former security guard at a Las Vegas school in the repeated sexual assault of an eighth grade girl in the spring of 2019.

Denison University name Rose as Director of Campus Safety

Denison University name Rose as Director of Campus Safety

Denison University announced David Rose has been hired at Denison University, Granville, as the director of Campus Safety.

New Position to Coordinate Community Engagement and Safety Initiatives Across Campus

To support the University of Utah’s commitment to safety, diversity, and inclusion, the Office of the Chief Safety Officer (CSO) recently hired a new liaison to coordinate community engagement initiatives with organizations across campus, as well as implement new response protocols developed by the Racist and Bias Incident Response Tea

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