Use of Force

Read: Should Campuses Defund the Police?

Should Campuses Defund the Police?

George Floyd’s death has prompted calls for campuses to “defund the police” and/or sever ties with local law enforcement, but are those moves knee-jerk reactions that will backfire?

Read: Cal State University Police Chiefs Ban Use of Carotid Restraint

Cal State University Police Chiefs Ban Use of Carotid Restraint

LAUSD’s superintendent is also recommending discontinuing the chokehold method.

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: Wisconsin Prosecutors Clear Officer in High School Shooting

Wisconsin Prosecutors Clear Officer in High School Shooting

The officer used his firearm during an altercation with a student because he couldn’t reach his stun gun.

Read: Wisconsin Governor Signs Student Safety and Support Legislation

Wisconsin Governor Signs Student Safety and Support Legislation

The newly signed bills cover suicide prevention, mental health and seclusion and restraints.

Read: Sword-Wielding Man Fatally Shot by Officers at Los Angeles High School

Sword-Wielding Man Fatally Shot by Officers at Los Angeles High School

The school shooting began off-campus but ended at the high school’s outdoor dining area.

Read: SRO Arrested for Child Abuse After Slamming Student to the Ground

SRO Arrested for Child Abuse After Slamming Student to the Ground

The alleged incident involving an SRO and teen was caught on the school’s video surveillance system.

Read: When Should Campus Police Intervene in an Incident?

When Should Campus Police Intervene in an Incident?

BlueSentinel Group’s Stacy Ettel discusses the fine line campus police officers must walk.

Read: Officer Suspended After Punching Woman at Detroit Receiving Hospital

Officer Suspended After Punching Woman at Detroit Receiving Hospital

A bystander video shows the veteran officer repeatedly punch the woman with his fists, including when she tried to retreat.

Read: Cleveland Police to Test Body Cameras on Off-duty Details

Cleveland Police to Test Body Cameras on Off-duty Details

The program is designed to improve officer accountability in secondary employment roles.

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