November 22, 2013
Recently there has been a spate of random attacks against pedestrians by teens who try to knock them unconscious in one punch.
August 8, 2013
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released “Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012.”
October 17, 2012
It's the first increase in violent crime and property crime since 1993.
June 11, 2012
Teachers and administrators in Richmond have cut the local district's suspensions in half in a six year period by adopting a youth court program and other new approaches to discipline.
September 7, 2011
Police at the University of Michigan handed out public safety literature at the beginning of the school year to students to make them more aware of the police presence on campus. The university has experienced a series of sexual assaults near campus this summer.
September 6, 2011
A professor at California State University, San Bernardino is wanted on suspicion of being the ringleader of a circle of methamphetamine dealers and the president of the Devils Diciples, a motorcycle gang.
August 23, 2011
A study found that rates of student misbehavior and crime are only weakly and inconsistently related to school security measures. Instead, schools with large minority populations are more likely to have metal detectors.
August 16, 2011
Chicago Public Schools security director Michael Shields is stepping down following an especially violent summer in which children were shot, wounded and killed.
June 25, 2011
The U.S. Supreme Court has expanded Miranda rights for juveniles, issuing a 5-4 decision stemming from a case involving North Carolina officers who had questioned a 13-year-old.
May 16, 2011
One of four people suspected of breaking into a home was taken into custody after he held a student from South Cobb High School hostage.
May 13, 2011
Jeffrey Stenroos, a Los Angeles Unified Schools police officer charged with faking his own shooting, was arraigned today. He pleaded not guilty to the indictment handed down on May 12.
April 29, 2011
A former technology consultant stole $3.6 million from the Department of Education (DOE) over a six year period, according to federal authorities. Willard Lanham allegedly directed these funds to "Lanham Enterprises," a company he owned and controlled and that did no work to justify receiving the funds.
April 28, 2011
Galen L. Stone, a counselor at Brockton High School, was arrested after he gave candy to girls sitting at a cafeteria table and photographed their chests with his camera phone.
April 27, 2011
Police who responded to two separate incidents discovered that the calls were related, and one involved a stolen school bus.
April 18, 2011
Jennifer Beeman, a former University of California, Davis, anti-violence coordinator, pleaded no contest to two felony counts of embezzlement and keeping false accounts.
April 13, 2011
The owners of the Campus Edge apartment complex, which caters to students from the University of Louisiana - Lafayette, plan to install video surveillance equipment on the property. The increase in security is in response to growing safety concerns.
April 6, 2011
Berkeley school Superintendent Bill Huyett is considering a number of measures to improve safety at Berkeley High School. In March, the school had three incidents of guns being brought near or onto school grounds.
March 22, 2011
Bernard "Junior" Morris faces 12 counts of aggravated burglary and one count of aggravated arson. He is also suspected of planting surveillance equipment in three campus apartments.
March 14, 2011
Four football players from Auburn University were kicked off the team after being arrested for breaking into a house near campus. Each was charged with five counts of first-degree robbery, one count of first-degree and one count of third-degree theft.