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New Mexico Bill Would Require School Resource Officers To Receive De-escalation Training

The legislation comes as a response to an incident involving a sheriff’s deputy tasing a special education student last year.

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Ohio Bill Would Create Statewide School Marshal Program

The legislation would involve appointing a chief school marshal and 16 regional marshals to provide security services across Ohio.



Kentucky School Resource Officers Would Be Required To Carry Firearm Under Proposed Legislation

The updates to a 2019 school safety bill would also require officers to be at every school campus where there are one or more buildings rather than every school.

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Atlanta-Area Schools Increase Security During First Half of School Year

Here’s how school districts in Georgia’s largest metro area addressed school security with new mental health initiatives, more security staff and the latest technology.

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Number of Teachers Allowed To Carry Guns in Florida Schools Remains Unknown

Some lawmakers say they are not concerned with knowing how many educators are participating in the school guardian program, and just with the number of districts who have opted in.

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Following Student’s Murder, University of Illinois at Chicago Increases Campus Security Presence

Current and former students are calling for 24-hour security after a student was killed in a campus parking garage last month.

EDITOR'S COMMENTARY

Becoming a WatchDOG

The duties of the WatchDOG vary, but every volunteer is able to spend some time with their child, or in my case, a granddaughter.

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Double Shooting at a Florida University Prompts Parents, Students to Ask For More Security

Parents want more safety measures after a deadly double shooting at Florida Memorial University over the weekend.

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Judge Rules In Favor of Florida District Seeking to Arm School Guardians

A group sued a Jacksonville district for arming school safety assistants, but the district said it was just trying to meet standards set by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.

New California Law Makes Training Mandatory For All School Security Officers

New California Law Makes Training Mandatory For All School Security Officers

Starting in 2021, part-time employees will also be required to finish a course on student behavior, liability and more.

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