Security Staffing


Virginia Awards $1.2 Million in Grants For School Security Staff

Virginia Awards $1.2 Million in Grants For School Security Staff

The Virginia state government has allotted the money to 33 mostly rural municipalities throughout Virginia, to fund the hiring of security staff.

Idaho School District Adds Unarmed Security Aides

Idaho School District Adds Unarmed Security Aides

Before school began in mid-August, the new security aides trained with a student resource officer on protocols and expectations for working on campus. Next month, the security aides will undergo active shooter training led by the Twin Falls Police Department.



Pennsylvania State Troopers Add School Safety Checks to Patrols

Pennsylvania State Troopers Add School Safety Checks to Patrols

In areas with no local police coverage, state police troopers will be required to stop by campuses once per shift, a total of three times a day.

Richland Community College to Establish Own Police Force

The current security staff cannot arrest and transport people to the Macon County Jail and does not have crisis situation training. Richland officials hope that the Public Safety Department will strengthen the school’s ability to handle on-campus situations.

DPS to Help Patrol Texas School for the Deaf’s Campus

DPS to Help Patrol Texas School for the Deaf’s Campus

Armed DPS troopers are now on-site at the campus multiple times a day, getting to know the school’s layout, students and staff, according to TSD Superintendent Claire Bugen.

NASRO Introduces National Standards for SROs

NASRO Introduces National Standards for SROs

NASRO has created recommended national standards and best practices for school resource officer (SRO) programs

Texas School District Increases Security Presence on Campus

Texas School District Increases Security Presence on Campus

Lake Travis ISD schools will see more troopers on campus this year.

New Jersey School Security Program Suspended Pending Investigation

New Jersey School Security Program Suspended Pending Investigation

Palisades Park schools suspends security program and calls for investigation into the hiring of security guards.

NM Schools Consider Armed Security Guards

NM Schools Consider Armed Security Guards

Rio Rancho Public Schools already has school resource officers on campuses, but the armed security guards would be employed by the district.

Florida Legislators Reject Call for Funds to Hire Campus Police

Florida Legislators Reject Call for Funds to Hire Campus Police

Florida legislators disagree with Gov. Rick Scott when it comes to security on school campuses.

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