Guns on Campus

Read: Philly Starts Screening Middle-Schoolers for Weapons

Philly Starts Screening Middle-Schoolers for Weapons

The weapons screenings will be conducted randomly on campus by school safety officers, usually in the morning.

Read: Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

More than 4,300 people ages 1-19 died of firearm-related injuries in 2020 — a 29.5% increase from 2019.

Read: Using Smart Technology to Secure Schools Amid Increased Gun Violence

Using Smart Technology to Secure Schools Amid Increased Gun Violence

Learn how a unified approach and the latest smart technologies, such as gunshot detection, can help your school be prepared and create a safe learning environment.

Read: Targeted Violence: Prevention and Response in Schools

Targeted Violence: Prevention and Response in Schools

Incidents of targeted violence in schools are on the rise. Learn how to detect and report possible danger signs and how to respond.

Read: Campus Police Officer Shoots Mom Waving Gun at Atlanta High School Students

Campus Police Officer Shoots Mom Waving Gun at Atlanta High School Students

Authorities say the mother refused to comply with the campus police officer’s repeated commands to put down her gun.

Read: 12-Year-Old Fatally Shot by Classmate at Tanglewood Middle School

12-Year-Old Fatally Shot by Classmate at Tanglewood Middle School

Police say the boy was shot by another classmate, who is also 12.

Read: Fatal Shooting Prompts Des Moines District to Increase School Security

Fatal Shooting Prompts Des Moines District to Increase School Security

The school security upgrades will include more patrols and more cameras at all of the district’s high school campuses.

Read: Escambia County Students Can Now Be Arrested for Keeping Guns in Cars on Campus

Escambia County Students Can Now Be Arrested for Keeping Guns in Cars on Campus

It is legal for anyone 18 or older to have a lawfully concealed firearm in their car in Florida, except when a school board approves an exception to the law.

Read: UPDATE: Athletic Director Suspended for Restraining Student Who Brought Gun to School Cleared By GPSC

UPDATE: Athletic Director Suspended for Restraining Student Who Brought Gun to School Cleared By GPSC

The athletic director confronted a student who was believed to have brought a gun to school. A loaded gun was later discovered in her backpack.

Read: Colleges Ramp Up Security Amid Increased Crime, Threats

Colleges Ramp Up Security Amid Increased Crime, Threats

At one Philadelphia college, a small group of parents hired private security to patrol the campus.

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