EF Johnson Technologies, which supplies communication technology to emergency responders, recently announced two new faces among its senior leadership.
Local news reported in March that a school officer from the Kenosha Unified School District in Kenosha, Wis., placed his knee on a 12-year-old student’s neck to restrain her during a fight in the school cafeteria. CNN reported last week that the student is now facing disorderly conduct charges related to the incident, according to her family lawyer.
The duties and responsibilities of School Security Officers (SSOs) are complex and wide-reaching. In this article, we will explore what these duties and responsibilities are and why they are so important for school safety.
Keeping our nation’s college and university population safe and secure requires the partnership of college administrators, law enforcement and security professionals.
A school safety officer in Long Beach, Calif., who was fired last month after fatally shooting an 18-year-old mother has been charged with murder, said the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office on Wednesday.
A school safety officer in Long Beach, Calif., has been fired following an incident that left an 18-year-old mother brain-dead, and the Long Beach Police Department has opened a homicide investigation.
Successful emergency response, and the safety of everyone inside of school buildings, relies on more than just a system that only sends alerts. Below are four key actions a school panic button should empower its users to take.
Safety for some is not “inclusive safety” for all. A contentious debate rages on college campuses today to defund and abolish campus police.
Police say that a teenager and former student at Brighton High School in Cotton Heights, Utah, attacked a school resource officer and tried to take her firearm.
In June, the San Jose Unified School District in San Jose, Calif., voted to end its school officer resource program. However, on the evening of Thursday, Aug. 12, the board voted to hire off-duty SJPD officers as security for extracurricular activities and events on campus.