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App Uses Voice Commands to Video Record Emergency Situations in Classrooms

The app, Covert Alert, uses voice-activated phrases to send the user’s exact location to five contacts and begins a live audio recording of what’s going on around you.

Ohio House of Representatives Passes Bill Requiring School Districts to Address Youth Suicide

Ohio House of Representatives Passes Bill Requiring School Districts to Address Youth Suicide

If signed into law, the measure would require districts to establish a threat-assessment team and teach students about violence prevention and identifying depression.

Two 12-year-old girls arrested, another sought for assaulting a teacher and a student in California

Two 12-year-old girls arrested, another sought for assaulting a teacher and a student in California

Officials identified three 12-year-old girls who entered into a classroom and began to assault another female student and the teacher.

Colorado School Shooting Suspect Says He Was Pressured to Carry Out May Attack

Colorado School Shooting Suspect Says He Was Pressured to Carry Out May Attack

At an evidentiary hearing on Tuesday, Devon Erickson’s lawyer claimed that his co-defendant threatened him and coerced him into using cocaine prior to the shooting in a Denver suburb.

Pennsylvania Safe 2 Say Something Program Receives More Than 23,000 Tips

Pennsylvania Safe 2 Say Something Program Receives More Than 23,000 Tips

The Safe 2 Say Something program was only used for about half of the school year, but in the time it was used, it received more than 23,000 tips.

Teacher Suffers Anaphylactic Shock After So-Called Prank by Students

Teacher Suffers Anaphylactic Shock After So Called Prank by Students

An art teacher nearly died after three middle schoolers decided to play a prank on her using her severe food allergy – bananas.

Minnesota Researchers Take Holistic Approach to Solving School Violence

Minnesota Researchers Take Holistic Approach to Solving School Violence

In a recent school safety training, Minnesota researchers focused their efforts on teaching about mental health and approaching students’ emotional needs, rather than teaching about physical security measures.

South Carolina University Hosts Program with Gun Violence Prevention Panel

South Carolina University Hosts Program with Gun Violence Prevention Panel

The Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School program recently hosted Social Action Day, which included a panel discussion on how to end gun violence.



Cincinnati District to Debut New Bullying Prevention Plan Next School Year

Cincinnati District to Debut New Bullying Prevention Plan Next School Year

Officials at Cincinnati Public Schools are debuting a new anti-bullying program that will begin next school year.

Pennsylvania District Addresses Bullying, Installs Security Cameras

Pennsylvania District Addresses Bullying, Installs Security Cameras

The district is working with the Sweethearts and Heroes program, which is designed to empower victims and bystanders to take a stand and change a negative experience into a positive one.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - September October 2019

    September/October 2019

    Featuring:

    • Security Technology is a Top Priority
    • HERO Unit Provides School Security
    • Confront Active Shooters
    • Run, Hide, and Let Law Enforcement Fight

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