Security Staffing


Idaho District Aims to Add More Armed Guards

Idaho District Aims to Add More Armed Guards

The Lakeland School District looks to hire more armed guards to their schools after their successful first year with a guard placed at Athol Elementary School.

Implementing Security Staffing for Schools

Individual schools and districts are always seeking ways to increase their security posture while not losing what makes them uniquely qualified, as educational institutions, to create an environment where learning is invoked through programs, curriculum, and even the design and architecture itself.



Pennsylvania Legislators Introduce Bill to Increase Staffing of School Nurses, Counselors

Pennsylvania Legislators Introduce Bill to Increase Staffing of School Nurses, Counselors

Legislators have introduced a bill in the Pennsylvania General Assembly that would adjust the maximum ratio of students to school nurses and establish minimum staffing requirements for other positions, such as counselors and social workers.

Mississippi District Collaborates with City to Hire More School Resource Officers

Mississippi District Collaborates with City to Hire More School Resource Officers

The Tupelo Public School District is collaborating with the Tupelo Police Department to increase the number of school resource officers on its campuses.

North Carolina School System Steps Up Security

North Carolina School System Steps Up Security

Cumberland County Schools has initiated a number of security measures in the last few years, according to Bruce Morrison, the school system’s director of safety and security.

Illinois District Adds Second SRO

Illinois District Adds Second SRO

Robinson School Corporation is adding a second school resource officer to patrol its schools.

Ohio District Adds Drug-Sniffing Dog to Patrol Schools

Ohio District Adds Drug-Sniffing Dog to Patrol Schools

Lebanon City Schools and local law enforcement have collaborated to acquire a drug-sniffing police dog to patrol schools.

Kentucky District Adds Two More SROs

Kentucky District Adds Two More SROs

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.

Indiana District to Create School Police Department

Indiana District to Create School Police Department

Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation is creating its own police department, which will supplement the school resource officers already in place.

Pennsylvania District’s School Guards Handle Security, Visitor Management

Pennsylvania District’s School Guards Handle Security, Visitor Management

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.

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