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NY School District to Implement Security Changes in 2019

NY School District to Implement Security Changes in 2019

East Islip school officials said they will be implementing security changes beginning early next year, including the addition of armed security guards on campuses and the installation of new safety hardware.

Ohio School Board Votes to Allow Trained Staff to Carry Firearms

Ohio School Board Votes to Allow Trained Staff to Carry Firearms

According to Lynch and the school board, participation in the program would be 100 percent voluntary, and volunteers would be vetted via an extensive process before being approved.



New Jersey District Hires Part-Time Security Monitors

New Jersey District Hires Part-Time Security Monitors

According to board members, the primary function of the position is to prevent unauthorized entry into campus buildings.

Police and Students Work Together in New Safety Program

Police and Students Work Together in New Safety Program

As part of the PSU Police’s Student Safety Ambassadors program, student ambassadors patrol the campus grounds, walking through buildings at night. The students also help with late-night safe walks, escorting students back to their residence halls after dark.

Florida Schools Looking to Hire New SROs

Florida Schools Looking to Hire New SROs

“We’re looking for those folks who really want to make a huge impact. Post Parkland we’ve had a surge of people who really want to make a difference,” schools police Chief Edwin Lopez told CBS Miami.

Washington State High School Hires Full Time Resource Officer

Washington State High School Hires Full Time Resource Officer

A Washington State school district and police department are partnering up to provide an SRO to the local high school.

Arkansas District to Train Staff Volunteers as School Security Officers

Arkansas District to Train Staff Volunteers as School Security Officers

According to Broyles, the volunteers went through 60 hours of intensive training with law enforcement. The school district wants CSSOs on and near campuses in case of an emergency.

Wisconsin Police Partner with Schools to Increase Security

Wisconsin Police Partner with Schools to Increase Security

Officer Jason Trimborn said his job as a school resource officer is to “give them the sense of safety, stability, security that comes with having an officer there to be the first line of defense to anything bad that can happen at the school.”

Chicago-Area School Hires First Security Director

Chicago-Area School Hires First Security Director

West Aurora School District hires officer to increase security

Arkansas School Security Officers Can Carry at Sporting Events

Arkansas School Security Officers Can Carry at Sporting Events

The seven employees authorized to carry on campus were trained by the Arkansas State Police. Those who are teachers lock their guns in a safe while they’re in the classroom.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - July August 2019

    July/August 2019

    Featuring:

    • Making Security Inclusive
    • Reducing a Carbon Footprint
    • Taking a Connected Approach
    • Proactive Security for Active Shooter Situations

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