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School Safety Law News

​In Arizona, the Phoenix City Council has approved agreements with 22 area districts at 94 schools to provide 83 school resource officers immediately.

  • In Illinois, the new police chief of the City of Niles unveiled several initiatives designed to bolster community-police relations and improve the police department’s ability to prevent crime. To increase collaboration between NPD and the school districts that serve the village, Chief Luis Tigera will be reinstating the School Resource Officer program.

  • In Colorado, officials in the Thompson School District are collaborating with the Loveland Police Department to implement a new program called the Digital Futures Initiative. The program teaches students proper digital citizenship - how to form appropriate relationships both online and in person and avoid substance abuse.

  • In North Carolina, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro, Johnston County and Cumberland County school districts joined the Asheville City, Transylvania County and Tyrrell County school districts to ban the use of the prone restraint technique on students.

​School Safety Law News – September 8, 2017​​

Bernard James

Professor of Constitutional and Education Law Pepperdine University School of Law



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