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Tennessee Hospital Adds Armed Guards, Plans to Boost Security Following Shooting

Tennessee Hospital Adds Armed Guards, Plans to Boost Security Following Shooting

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.

North Dakota Governor Signs Bill Allowing Armed First Responders at Rural Schools

North Dakota Governor Signs Bill Allowing Armed First Responders at Rural Schools

Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill Wednesday allowing North Dakota schools—mostly rural campuses—to develop plans for an “armed first responder.”



New Jersey District Adds Police Stations to Three Campuses

New Jersey District Adds Police Stations to Three Campuses

The Cranford Police Department and Cranford Public Schools are opening “Police Substations” within the district’s three largest campuses.

Pennsylvania School District Police Equipped with Tasers

Pennsylvania School District Police Equipped with Tasers

Erie School District police officers are now carrying Tasers in addition to guns in schools.

Florida District to Add Safety Attendants to Monitor High School Restrooms

Florida District to Add Safety Attendants to Monitor High School Restrooms

The Lee County School District plans to hire 11 attendants next school year to monitor high school restrooms and curb safety and security problems.

Virginia District Approves Addition of Four New Security Officers for Next School Year

Virginia District Approves Addition of Four New Security Officers for Next School Year

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.

NYU Winthrop Hospital to Add Armed Security Guards

NYU Winthrop Hospital to Add Armed Security Guards

NYU Winthrop Hospital will add armed security guards beginning April 15, the hospital’s president announced March 26.

Pennsylvania School Board Votes to Hire Two Armed School Police Officers

Pennsylvania School Board Votes to Hire Two Armed School Police Officers

Two full-time security guard positions with the Pennridge School District will be changed to school police officers who will carry guns.

FBI, FDLE Authorize Florida District Police Department

FBI, FDLE Authorize Florida District Police Department

The FBI and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have authorized the Clay County School Board to move forward with forming the district’s own police department.

Australian Union Calls for More Hospital Security Guards Amid Increased Violence

Australian Union Calls for More Hospital Security Guards Amid Increased Violence

The Health and Services Union (HSU) has called for more security guards at Australia’s John Hunter Hospital for staff, patient and visitor safety among “sky-high” levels of violence.

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