October 25, 2018

  • In Virginia, the Fauquier County School Board voted unanimously to allow school security officers to carry guns. Virginia law allows school boards to hire armed civilian security guards as long as they are retired law-enforcement officers or have at least 10 years of l...

October 17, 2018

  • In Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a student, who was called by the school principal to the principal's office, was not in “custody” when he admitted to choking student, and thus, a police officer was not required to give Miranda warnings before speakin...

October 13, 2018

  • In Virginia, the school safety task force for the Chesterfield County Public Schools has proposed placing officers in all schools in the county, increasing funding for mental health staff, and the distribution of annual transparency reports from both police and the sch...

October 11, 2018

  • In Arkansas, the Governor tasked the Arkansas School Safety Commission to produce two reports -- the first due July 1 and the second Nov. 30 -- to look at mental health, school security plans, and how schools partner with local law enforcement.  The first Report found...

October 5, 2018

  • In Illinois, a school superintendent in Hutsonville went through nine months of police academy training to become a law enforcement officer so she could carry a concealed weapon at school and respond to an active shooter if necessary — something she says was “not even...

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