Use of Force

Read: University of Utah Police Pledge to Increase Representation of Women by 2030

University of Utah Police Pledge to Increase Representation of Women by 2030

The University of Utah Police Department has joined the 30×30 initiative, which aims to increase the representation of women in police recruit classes to 30% by 2030.

Read: New SRO Safety Standards Approved at Florida District

New SRO Safety Standards Approved at Florida District

An Oceola County School Board has approved new contracts with local sheriff’s to provide an SRO on each campus.

Read: Saint Louis University Police Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Man Near Campus

Saint Louis University Police Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Man Near Campus

The campus police officer has been placed on administrative leave, and normal campus activity has resumed while the incident is being investigated by homicide detectives.

Read: Schools Beefing Up Funding for Campus Police, Security Officers

Schools Beefing Up Funding for Campus Police, Security Officers

Despite a nationwide movement to minimize police and security personnel on campus, some schools are hiring even more officers.

Read: Putnam City Schools Upgrade Officer Body-Worn Cameras, Entrance Intercoms

Putnam City Schools Upgrade Officer Body-Worn Cameras, Entrance Intercoms

New body-worn cameras are easier to use, have a 90-second pre-recording buffer and protect the evidence custody chain.

Read: New Bill Bans Seclusion and Face Down Restraints in Illinois Schools

New Bill Bans Seclusion and Face Down Restraints in Illinois Schools

Alleged misuse of these restraints prompts lawmakers to pass legislation against it.

Read: Police Officers May be Removed from Amherst College

Police Officers May be Removed from Amherst College

A consultant firm has been hired by Amherst to determine the necessity of armed police officers on campus.

Read: USC Safe Communities Institute Announces National Registry to Track Police Misconduct

USC Safe Communities Institute Announces National Registry to Track Police Misconduct

The USC Safe Communities Institute’s LEWIS (Law Enforcement Work Inquiry System) Registry is the first public database for police officer firings and resignations nationwide.

Read: Fremont School Board Votes to Keep SROs

Fremont School Board Votes to Keep SROs

Despite task force recommendation to disband on-campus police, Fremont School Board reinstated the SRO program at a cost of $913,000 per year.

Read: Less Lethal Weapons: More Uncertain and Confusing Than You Think

Less Lethal Weapons: More Uncertain and Confusing Than You Think

Thinking of adopting less lethal weapons in your department? Study these pitfalls before you proceed.

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