School Resource Officers

Read: De Blasio Rejects Demands to Remove Police from NYC Schools

De Blasio Rejects Demands to Remove Police from NYC Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio said although he is not prepared to eliminate NYPD presence from schools, he is looking into supplementary “grassroots” alternatives.

Read: UPDATE: Uprisings Prompt Schools to Reconsider Ties with Police

UPDATE: Uprisings Prompt Schools to Reconsider Ties with Police

The Minneapolis school board has terminated its contract with Minneapolis PD, and other K-12 districts may follow suit.

Read: USC Public Safety Chief Addresses the Death of George Floyd

USC Public Safety Chief Addresses the Death of George Floyd

Here’s the letter University of Southern California Department of Public Safety Chief John Thomas sent to his campus community addressing George Floyd’s death and racism in America.

Read: McKinney ISD Receives $400,000 School Security Grant

McKinney ISD Receives $400,000 School Security Grant

McKinney ISD will use the grant funds to install more security cameras and improve its visitor management system, among other things.

Read: Marshall County Executive Denies Grant Application for Additional SROs

Marshall County Executive Denies Grant Application for Additional SROs

Eight school resource officers were originally hired by the county after a 2018 shooting at Marshall County High School that claimed two lives.

Read: Marshall County High School Gets Over $600K for Security Upgrades

Marshall County High School Gets Over $600K for Security Upgrades

The money will be used for a security camera system and exterior door improvements after a student gunman killed two and injured 18 others in 2018.

Read: Kentucky SROs Must Carry Guns Under New Law

Kentucky SROs Must Carry Guns Under New Law

The new requirement adds to a 2019 state law, which called for school resource officers in nearly each of its 1,500 public schools.

Read: Sandy Hook Promise Program: A School Safety Coordinator’s Viewpoint

Sandy Hook Promise Program: A School Safety Coordinator’s Viewpoint

Auburn City Schools implemented the Sandy Hook Promise program this year and its safety coordinator recommends others do, too. Here’s why.

Read: All Doors to Be Replaced at Amherst County Public Schools

All Doors to Be Replaced at Amherst County Public Schools

The Virginia school district is also in the process of installing vestibules in all schools to direct visitors to the main office.

Read: Parents of Great Mills High School Shooting Victim Sue District

Parents of Great Mills High School Shooting Victim Sue District

The lawsuit claims Jaelynn Willey’s ex-boyfriend repeatedly pushed, grabbed and yelled at her in front of school personnel.

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