Armed Officers

Read: Syracuse Hires Ex-Attorney General to Investigate Its Police Department

Syracuse Hires Ex-Attorney General to Investigate Its Police Department

Students have criticized the school’s police department for its response to student sit-ins and protests following dozens of racist incidents.

Read: Kentucky SROs Must Carry Guns Under New Law

Kentucky SROs Must Carry Guns Under New Law

The new requirement adds to a 2019 state law, which called for school resource officers in nearly each of its 1,500 public schools.

Read: Davenport University to Arm Security Officers at All 5 Campuses

Davenport University to Arm Security Officers at All 5 Campuses

The decision was made after the Michigan school conducted a two-year feasibility study following a shooting inside a dorm room.

Read: Portland State Settles with Family of Man Killed by Campus Police

Portland State Settles with Family of Man Killed by Campus Police

Jason Washington was shot nine times by two Portland State police officers who were later cleared of wrongdoing by a grand jury.

Read: 22 Accidental Shootings on School Grounds Since 2012, AP Finds

22 Accidental Shootings on School Grounds Since 2012, AP Finds

The accidental shootings involved both law enforcement officers and armed teachers and the injured included officers, staff and students.

Read: 2 Armed Wisconsin Students Shot by Officers in 2 Days

2 Armed Wisconsin Students Shot by Officers in 2 Days

In one of the incidents, a school resource officer at Oshkosh West High School was stabbed in his office by a student following an altercation.

Read: Sheriff: Armed Palm Beach County School Security Officers Weren’t Properly Trained

Sheriff: Armed Palm Beach County School Security Officers Weren’t Properly Trained

The firm hired to train armed security for Palm Beach County charter schools was passing students who failed shooting tests, among other things.

Read: Roper St. Francis Considers Employing Armed Police Officers

Roper St. Francis Considers Employing Armed Police Officers

After a man used an officer’s taser and injured a nurse, the hospital is now considering employing police officers who can carry weapons.

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.

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