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Safety Law News for April 3, 2018

In Wisconsin, the Eau Claire school board unanimously passed revisions to its new policy regarding school resource officers, which now includes a clause that declares a commitment to anti-racism both from officers and the district.

In Maryland, Harford County schools will receive $1.2 million in new school safety funding.  $773,000 will be dedicated to expanding the school resource officers program into its middle schools. 

In Florida, officials in the Broward County Public School district are implementing new student safety procedures at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  After the shooting rampage in February 2018, the new policy requires student to wear an ID badge at all times.  Students were also given clear backpacks. 

In Arkansas, the Little Rock School District is planning to train a combination of administrators, guards, and staff to carry weapons.  The training includes 60 hours of initial training as well as additional training over time. 

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