Kentucky Senate Passes School Safety Bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that requires schools to conduct safety drills twice a year, teach classes inside locked classrooms and keep all outside doors locked.

Sen. Mike Wilson (R-Bowling Green) sponsored the bill and said the legislation reflects changes recommended by the Kentucky Center for School Safety, Courier-Journal reports. The bill now heads to the house.

On Tuesday, Rep. Richard Henderson (D-Jeffersonville) filed a similar bill in the House that would require schools to adopt emergency plans.

Read the full story.

Related Articles:


If you appreciated this article and want to receive more valuable industry content like this, click here to sign up for our FREE digital newsletters!

Leading in Turbulent Times: Effective Campus Public Safety Leadership for the 21st Century

This new webcast will discuss how campus public safety leaders can effectively incorporate Clery Act, Title IX, customer service, “helicopter” parents, emergency notification, town-gown relationships, brand management, Greek Life, student recruitment, faculty, and more into their roles and develop the necessary skills to successfully lead their departments. Register today to attend this free webcast!

Get Our Newsletters
Campus Safety HQ