Armed Officers

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.

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.

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