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School Safety

School Safety News

Read: California State Releases Active Shooter Safety Training Video

California State Releases Active Shooter Safety Training Video

The active shooter safety video was distributed to all 23 CSU campuses in January and was shared on social media earlier this month.

Research

Read: Don’t Rely on ‘Safest Colleges’ Lists to Gauge Campus Security

Don’t Rely on ‘Safest Colleges’ Lists to Gauge Campus Security

Lists that claim to rank the ‘Safest Colleges’ in America are misleading. Students and parents must do their homework to find a campus that is truly secure and right for them.

Resources

Read: Emergency Drill Best Practices with a School Security Expert

Emergency Drill Best Practices with a School Security Expert

In this podcast, school security consultant Paul Timm explains what makes a school emergency drill successful and gives tips and resources for school officials.

All School Safety Content

Read: Stoneman Douglas Resource Officer Didn’t Enter School During Shooting

Stoneman Douglas Resource Officer Didn’t Enter School During Shooting

Scot Peterson had worked for the Broward Sheriff’s Office since July 1985 and was hired as the school resource officer in 2009.

Read: NASRO Announces Opposition to Arming Teachers

NASRO Announces Opposition to Arming Teachers

The group recommends significant federal, state and local funding to place at least one specially trained school resource officer in each American school.

Read: Security Footage from Florida School Shooting Was on 26-Minute Delay

Security Footage from Florida School Shooting Was on 26-Minute Delay

The significant delay led responding officers to believe they would be engaging in a shootout with the gunman when he had already left school property.

Read: East Brunswick Public Schools to Add Armed Officers

East Brunswick Public Schools to Add Armed Officers

The governor of New Jersey also announced the New Jersey State Police will begin regular and unannounced visits to the 107 schools in its jurisdiction.

Read: Ohio Middle School Placed on Lockdown After Student Shoots Self

Ohio Middle School Placed on Lockdown After Student Shoots Self

Police recovered a .22-caliber rifle, ammo and a “distractionary-device” after a seventh-grader shot himself inside a bathroom at Jackson Memorial Middle School.

Read: The Heroes and Victims of the Florida School Shooting

The Heroes and Victims of the Florida School Shooting

As stories of heroism surrounding last week’s Parkland, Fla., school shooting continue to surface, we want to recognize the bravery of those who put the lives of others before their own.

Read: NASRO Calls for Increased Funding from Department of Justice

NASRO Calls for Increased Funding from Department of Justice

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) receives grants from the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.

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