Use of Force

Read: Help, Prompt, Wait: De-Escalation Strategies for Mitigating Violence on Campus

Help, Prompt, Wait: De-Escalation Strategies for Mitigating Violence on Campus

“Help, Prompt, Wait” strategies can help campus public safety officers de-escalate a person in crisis.

Read: Police Shooting Law Settlement Forces Changes in Officer Training

Police Shooting Law Settlement Forces Changes in Officer Training

Landmark Settlement Defies Misinformation Campaign by Police Lobbying Group

Read: Texas Private University Settles Lawsuit Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Texas Private University Settles Lawsuit Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Details of the settlement involving the 2013 shooting of a UIW student by a campus police officer have not been released.

Read: Pilot Program Finds Removing Police from Some 911 Calls Reduced Crime

Pilot Program Finds Removing Police from Some 911 Calls Reduced Crime

Denver’s Support Team Assistance Response (STAR) program prevented almost 1,400 crimes in six months in the city.

Read: Suring Superintendent Charged with 6 Counts of False Imprisonment for Strip Search

Suring Superintendent Charged with 6 Counts of False Imprisonment for Strip Search

Suring School District Superintendent Kelly Casper had the female students strip down to their underwear and searched them for vape products.

Read: Man Fatally Shot at Duke University Hospital by Campus Police Officer

Man Fatally Shot at Duke University Hospital by Campus Police Officer

Authorities say the Duke shooting was prompted by a struggle between the man and Durham officers. The man was able to take away the gun of one of the officers.

Read: School Security Officer Arrested for Attacking Student

School Security Officer Arrested for Attacking Student

School district officials say the attack by the security officer was unprovoked and that the student wasn’t a threat.

Read: Georgia Tech to Pay $1M to Family of Student Fatally Shot by Campus Police

Georgia Tech to Pay $1M to Family of Student Fatally Shot by Campus Police

The 911 call reporting a suspicious person was placed by the Georgia Tech student who was shot.

Read: UPDATE: Long Beach SSO Who Fatally Shot Teen Charged with Murder

UPDATE: Long Beach SSO Who Fatally Shot Teen Charged with Murder

Before joining LBUSD in January, Eddie Gonzalez had served just a few months as a police officer in two cities.

Read: Study Shows SROs Work to ‘Seal Off School-to-Prison Pipelines’

Study Shows SROs Work to ‘Seal Off School-to-Prison Pipelines’

“Responses of more than 1,700 SROs from all 50 states indicate that when encountering negative, potentially criminal student behaviors, respondents seek to avoid the justice system as their preferred option.”

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