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Armed Officers

Read: Corrections Officers Can Become School Police Officers Under This New N.J. Law

Corrections Officers Can Become School Police Officers Under This New N.J. Law

Since the Parkland shooting, the state of New Jersey has been working to increase school security by adding more armed SROs.

Read: Johns Hopkins Faculty Members Oppose Private School Police Force

Johns Hopkins Faculty Members Oppose Private School Police Force

Faculty members at Johns Hopkins University wrote a letter voicing concerns about the negative effects of an armed police force on campus.

Read: Baltimore School Board Reconsiders Arming SROs After Shooting

Baltimore School Board Reconsiders Arming SROs After Shooting

A man entered Frederick Douglass High School last week and shot a special education assistant for disciplining his sister.

Read: PSU Shooting Aftermath: Rallies, Demands and a Vigil for the Victim

PSU Shooting Aftermath: Rallies, Demands and a Vigil for the Victim

Students and community members are working hard to #DisarmPSU as they protest, list their demands and remember the man who was shot and killed.

Read: Grand Jury Clears Portland State Officers Involved in Shooting

Grand Jury Clears Portland State Officers Involved in Shooting

An Oregon jury decided the two campus police officers who shot and killed a man outside a bar in Portland will not face criminal charges.

Read: Meggitt Training Systems ‘Immersive’ Demo Highlights Virtual Training Impact

Meggitt Training Systems ‘Immersive’ Demo Highlights Virtual Training Impact

Featuring a five-screen projection system and surround-sound effects, the FATS 300LE system from Meggitt offers insights into how law enforcement can improve situational awareness and marksmanship.

Read: Orange County (Fla.) Commissioners Approve $11 Million to Hire 75 SROs

Orange County (Fla.) Commissioners Approve $11 Million to Hire 75 SROs

The $11 million approved budget will be shared between Orange County Public Schools, the Board of Commissioners and the state of Florida.

Read: Husband Kills Wife, Self in Hospital Room at Westchester Medical Center

Husband Kills Wife, Self in Hospital Room at Westchester Medical Center

Police said the husband wrote in a note that he was distraught over his wife’s medical issues and wanted to end her suffering.

Read: Annual Poll Shows 1 in 3 Parents Fear for Child’s Safety at School

Annual Poll Shows 1 in 3 Parents Fear for Child’s Safety at School

The poll also found that while most parents supported armed officers, mental health screenings and metal detectors in schools, most opposed arming teachers.

Read: Northwell Health to Place Armed Security Officers in All 23 Hospitals

Northwell Health to Place Armed Security Officers in All 23 Hospitals

Any eligible officer must be a former law enforcement officer and must take an eight-hour training course on shooting protocol.

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