“The mission is a little different. In the FBI, the job was to keep the country safe. At the university, it will be my job to keep the campus, students and staff safe as well,” King said.
Passaic County to hire retired police officers to bolster campus security.
According to Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, the newly hired guards have a total of 248 years of prior law enforcement and 211 years of prior military experience.
Heritage Valley’s agreement with Sewickley aims to increase security for hospital patients, employees and visitors.
“I think it’s an added layer of safety and security that helps the students and parents feel more secure about where they’re sending their kids to school,” said Dr. Jerry Pyron, Principal of McNairy Central High School.
West Monroe High School is adding a permanent office to its campus for the West Monroe Police Department.
The Virginia state government has allotted the money to 33 mostly rural municipalities throughout Virginia, to fund the hiring of security staff.
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.
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.