Lebanon City Schools and local law enforcement have collaborated to acquire a drug-sniffing police dog to patrol schools.
The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office has placed two more school resource officers in Hardin County Schools, bringing the district’s total school resource officers to eight.
Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation is creating its own police department, which will supplement the school resource officers already in place.
The Lower Merion School District is hiring security guards for its schools. The guards will monitor security cameras and handle visitor management at school entrances.
The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, Tenn., has added armed guards and plans to further boost security following the shooting of an employee in the emergency department on Wednesday.
Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill Wednesday allowing North Dakota schools—mostly rural campuses—to develop plans for an “armed first responder.”
The Cranford Police Department and Cranford Public Schools are opening “Police Substations” within the district’s three largest campuses.
Erie School District police officers are now carrying Tasers in addition to guns in schools.
The Lee County School District plans to hire 11 attendants next school year to monitor high school restrooms and curb safety and security problems.
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.