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Safety Law News for December 17, 2018

In Washington State, the Wenatchee School Board voted unanimously to return a police department-issued rifle to its school resource officer. The rifle was ordered removed earlier by the Superintendent. 

In Florida, the public safety commission investigating the Parkland shooting has documented the security lapses and failures during the tragedy. The report found contributing factors to include (1) the poor response by the school resource officer; (2) the surveillance video that was delayed by 26 minutes; and (3) the failure of local officials to collaborate. 

In California, Sacramento County officials are more rigorously enforcing drug laws on public school campuses after increasing reports of students under the influence of drugs in three Folsom City high schools. 

In Oregon, the Portland Public Schools board voted to enter into a cost-sharing agreement with Portland Police for nine full-time school resource officers. The decision was reached in a re-vote, after the proposal initially failed to gain the votes necessary for passage. Students from a local high school were vocally opposed to the decision.


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