Armed Officers

Read: Survey: 32% of K-12 Parents Worried About School Shootings

Survey: 32% of K-12 Parents Worried About School Shootings

The survey responses often varied based on several demographics, including race, ethnicity, income, and political leanings.

Read: Johns Hopkins Moves Forward with New Private Armed Police Force

Johns Hopkins Moves Forward with New Private Armed Police Force

Previously, Johns Hopkins was one of many colleges that terminated contracts with police or reconsidered how they police their campuses.

Read: Madison County (N.C.) Schools Arming Officers with AR-15s

Madison County (N.C.) Schools Arming Officers with AR-15s

The weapons, in addition to ammo and breaching tools for barricaded doors, will be kept in safes in each school.

Read: More States, Districts Allowing School Employees to Carry Firearms

More States, Districts Allowing School Employees to Carry Firearms

Some policies allow any employee to carry a gun on campus while others exclude teachers or staff who supervise classrooms.

Read: Durham DA: Officers Should Not Be Armed in Duke ER After Fatal Shooting

Durham DA: Officers Should Not Be Armed in Duke ER After Fatal Shooting

The recommendation was made after a patient grabbed an officer’s service weapon and fired it in the Duke University emergency department.

Read: Fresno Unified Reinstating Armed Police Officers at Some Middle Schools

Fresno Unified Reinstating Armed Police Officers at Some Middle Schools

The district did not renew its contract with the Fresno Police Department when it expired in the summer of 2020.

Read: NASTEC Partners with Beverly Hills Unified School District to Provide Security

NASTEC Partners with Beverly Hills Unified School District to Provide Security

NASTEC security officers were hired by the district after the Board of Directors chose to reduce the number of SROs in its schools.

Read: UPDATE: Long Beach SSO Who Fatally Shot Teen Charged with Murder

UPDATE: Long Beach SSO Who Fatally Shot Teen Charged with Murder

Before joining LBUSD in January, Eddie Gonzalez had served just a few months as a police officer in two cities.

Read: Denver Public Schools Wants to Give Safety Officers Ability to Ticket Students

Denver Public Schools Wants to Give Safety Officers Ability to Ticket Students

Denver Public Schools created its own armed police force after cutting ties with the Denver Police and phasing out 18 SROs.

Read: Humboldt State Implements Hybrid Approach to Campus Safety

Humboldt State Implements Hybrid Approach to Campus Safety

Humboldt State University is creating a new unarmed campus patrol position to combine with existing armed campus police officers.

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