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Florida Charter School Arms Guardians with Semi-Automatic Rifles

Florida Charter School Arms Guardians with Semi-Automatic Rifles

"We aren’t trying to be big and bad. We just want to make sure if in the unlikely event, that something goes down, we have the right people with the right tools to get that job done,” Principal Dr. Bill Jones said.

North Carolina School Safety Panel Issues Recommendations

North Carolina School Safety Panel Issues Recommendations

In its final report, the panel recommended funding for school resource officers at every school in the state, or at least at every middle and high school campus, with multiple elementary schools sharing one officer.



Florida District Creates Own Police Department

Florida District Creates Own Police Department

The department will be comprised of a chief, two lieutenants, four sergeants, 36 school resource officers, three relief school resource officers and a detective.

Pennsylvania District Adds Four New Security Positions

Pennsylvania District Adds Four New Security Positions

The new positions will replace the previous district job descriptions for hall monitors. Those jobs were left vacant as those employees retired or were transferred to other areas within the school district.

New York Parent Group Releases School Security Plan

New York Parent Group Releases School Security Plan

Saratoga Parents for Safer Schools is comprised of parents advocating for more school resource officers, more mental health services and for reworking the grounds monitor position to what the group calls a school security officer.

Florida Senate to Consider Bill Allowing Armed Teachers

Florida Senate to Consider Bill Allowing Armed Teachers

The Florida Senate Education Committee will discuss next week a bill for school safety that would allow trained classroom teachers to be armed on campus as school “guardians.”

Branson Public Schools Increase Police Officers on Patrol

Branson Public Schools Increase Police Officers on Patrol

School officials said they aim to have a police officer present on every campus in the district. The officers help with student safety as well as building relationships between the police officers and students.

Missouri Church Leans on Volunteer Team for Security

Missouri Church Leans on Volunteer Team for Security

The men who serve as armed guards work in teams of three every Sunday morning, according to a schedule emailed out every six weeks. Two men are placed near the main entrances to the church and double as greeters for the service. A third man stands near the pastor at the front of the church.

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.

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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