Spotlight on: Campus Safety Conference 2019


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Concealed Weapons

Read: Concealed Carry Laws and Permit Numbers by State

Concealed Carry Laws and Permit Numbers by State

As concealed carry on campus continues to be a controversial topic, here’s a breakdown of common terminology, laws, requirements and permits issued by state.

Read: Man Accidentally Shoots Self in Summerlin Academy Parking Lot

Man Accidentally Shoots Self in Summerlin Academy Parking Lot

While injuries from negligent discharges have remained steady across the country, in Florida, incidents like this increased by 82% from 2007 to 2017.

Read: Student Shot at Ark. School, Parents Say It Could Have Been Avoided

Student Shot at Ark. School, Parents Say It Could Have Been Avoided

One parent reported that they saw the shooter on Snapchat with a gun explaining what they were planning on doing at the school.

Read: Roadmap for Colleges Creating Concealed Carry Policies on Campus

Roadmap for Colleges Creating Concealed Carry Policies on Campus

A comprehensive report gives college officials a step by step guide to create and implement concealed carry policies on campus.

Read: Lunch Monitor, SRO Praised for Stopping Armed Man in N.C. High School

Lunch Monitor, SRO Praised for Stopping Armed Man in N.C. High School

An administrative staff member, assistant principal and SRO all played their part in keeping Smith High School students safe and apprehending an armed man.

Read: Opinion: When a ‘Good Guy with a Gun’ Gets Shot

Opinion: When a ‘Good Guy with a Gun’ Gets Shot

Two recent police shootings of ‘Good Guys with Guns’ in Alabama and Oregon are examples of the risks of friendly fire when armed citizens try to become first responders.

Read: Shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago Leaves 4 Dead

Shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago Leaves 4 Dead

The gunman shot and killed a police officer, doctor and resident before police found him with a gunshot wound to the head.

Read: So, Concealed Carry Is Coming to Your Campus. Now What?

So, Concealed Carry Is Coming to Your Campus. Now What?

If your organization has chosen or been forced to allow concealed carry on campus, the following practices will reduce this policy’s potential pitfalls.

Read: Study: States with Concealed Carry Laws See Increase in Violent Crimes

Study: States with Concealed Carry Laws See Increase in Violent Crimes

The study found states with concealed carry laws have seen an increase in violent crimes by 13 to 15 percent within 10 years of the law’s enactment.

Read: Should We Allow CCP Holders to Carry Guns on Campus? 11 Reservations of a ‘Gun Guy’

Should We Allow CCP Holders to Carry Guns on Campus? 11 Reservations of a ‘Gun Guy’

Before deciding to endorse a protective role for armed citizens on campus, school administrators must address these issues.

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