SROs

Read: Study: 4 Lessons Learned from Examining SROs in Middle Schools

Study: 4 Lessons Learned from Examining SROs in Middle Schools

The study explores several factors, including school admissions and grade-level proficiency, that could be affecting school safety.

Read: Douglas County Has Fewest SROs by Student Population

Douglas County Has Fewest SROs by Student Population

The Denver Post found that the Douglas County School District has 2,980 middle school and high school students per one SRO.

Read: Johns Hopkins is Creating a Center to Study School Safety and Health

Johns Hopkins is Creating a Center to Study School Safety and Health

The Center for Safe and Healthy Schools will focus on health and wellness, schools and community engagement and school security and technology.

Read: Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill to Arm More School Teachers

Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill to Arm More School Teachers

A Florida school “guardian” program will allow any teacher to volunteer to carry a weapon if their local school district approves. 

Read: 2 Tenn. Sixth Graders Arrested for School Shooting Plot

2 Tenn. Sixth Graders Arrested for School Shooting Plot

Authorities discovered a hand-drawn map and a plot that outlined the students’ plan to bring weapons to the school and shoot students and staff.

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: 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: Judge: Palm Beach School Board Must Assign SROs to Charter Schools

Judge: Palm Beach School Board Must Assign SROs to Charter Schools

The judge ruled that it is up to school boards and superintendents, not charter schools, to assign the security officers.

Read: Student Blames Nicotine Withdrawal for School Shooting Threat

Student Blames Nicotine Withdrawal for School Shooting Threat

An SRO was alerted that the teen posted on his Snapchat that if he couldn’t smoke his Juul he would shoot up Talawanda High School.

Read: CrisisGo and Sonim Tech. Bring Emergency Communication to Schools

CrisisGo and Sonim Tech. Bring Emergency Communication to Schools

School personnel and first responders will be able to efficiently connect via FirstNet, a public safety communications platform.

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