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Armed Officers

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.

Read: Witnesses: Man Fatally Shot by PSU Police Was Trying to Break up Fight

Witnesses: Man Fatally Shot by PSU Police Was Trying to Break up Fight

Multiple witnesses said the man was shot after his holstered handgun fell onto the ground as he was trying to break up the fight.

Read: Experts: N.J. Schools May See Shortage in Available Armed Officers

Experts: N.J. Schools May See Shortage in Available Armed Officers

Many New Jersey schools are opting to hire Class III armed officers, but a new state law will narrow the selection pool even more.

Read: Teacher Who Fired Gun in Classroom Won’t Face Charges

Teacher Who Fired Gun in Classroom Won’t Face Charges

Dennis Alexander, a teacher and reserve officer, accidentally discharged his firearm in a classroom while teaching a firearms safety course.

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