School Violence

Read: Security Officer Accused of Child Abuse Says He Wasn’t Properly Trained

Security Officer Accused of Child Abuse Says He Wasn’t Properly Trained

The Highlands Middle School security officer told police he did not receive enough training on how to handle non-compliant students.

Read: COPS Office Releases $500 Million in Community Policing Grants

COPS Office Releases $500 Million in Community Policing Grants

The grant money will be used for scenario-based active shooter training and improved access to mental health and wellness services, among other things.

Read: 6 Arrested During Protest at Oakland USD School Board Meeting

6 Arrested During Protest at Oakland USD School Board Meeting

The protest is the latest in a series of demonstrations against public school closures and mergers due to decreased enrollment and state funding reduction.

Read: California Middle School Student Dies After Bullying Attack

California Middle School Student Dies After Bullying Attack

Students and parents claim not enough has been done to address bullying at the school.

Read: 6 Shot, Including 2 Children, in Weekend Campus Shootings

6 Shot, Including 2 Children, in Weekend Campus Shootings

An 8-year-old girl was shot and killed near a St. Louis high school, making her the twelfth child since June to lose their life to gun violence in the city.

Read: At Least 30 Arrested for Mass Shooting Threats in Past 3 Weeks

At Least 30 Arrested for Mass Shooting Threats in Past 3 Weeks

More than half of the arrests involved mass shooting threats against schools, universities or hospitals and were made through social media.

Read: 10 ‘See Something, Say Something’ Success Stories

10 ‘See Something, Say Something’ Success Stories

The phrase “See Something, Say Something” has proven successful time and again in stopping tragic situations, particularly school shooting threats.

Read: The COPS School Violence Prevention Program Is Now Open to Applicants

The COPS School Violence Prevention Program Is Now Open to Applicants

You can apply for the SVPP until May 31, 2019, at 7:59 p.m. EDT. Recipients of SVPP funding must use it for the benefit of K-12 students.

Read: Prosecutor: S.C. Student May Have Died from Natural Causes, Not a Fight

Prosecutor: S.C. Student May Have Died from Natural Causes, Not a Fight

Officials initially believed 10-year-old Raniya Wright died from injuries sustained in a fight, but now a prosecutor says it was a personal medical issue.

Read: Lessons Learned from Averted Acts of School Violence

Lessons Learned from Averted Acts of School Violence

By submitting and reviewing ASV reports to the Police Foundation, you can better protect your own school or college, as well as help other campus safety professionals across the country to improve security.

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