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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: UF Student Arrested for Threatening Mass Shooting at Virginia Tech

UF Student Arrested for Threatening Mass Shooting at Virginia Tech

The student was also previously under investigation for harassment by the University of Florida and has been banned from campus properties since 2017.

Read: Are Your Classroom Locks Functional or Mere Security Illusions?

Are Your Classroom Locks Functional or Mere Security Illusions?

Some campuses are still turning to barricade devices to lock classroom doors. Here are five potential unintended consequences of using these devices.

Read: Virginia Tech Panel Review: State Adopted 74 of 91 Safety Proposals

Virginia Tech Panel Review: State Adopted 74 of 91 Safety Proposals

The Virginia Tech Panel was created by then-Governor Tim Kaine to perform a review of the school and law enforcement response.

Read: Virginia Tech Survivor Endures Lead Poisoning From Bullet Fragments

Virginia Tech Survivor Endures Lead Poisoning From Bullet Fragments

Almost a decade after he was shot four times, Virginia Tech survivor Colin Goddard is suffering from lead poisoning from bullet fragment remains.

Read: Clothing Brand Bstroy Debuts School Shooting Themed Hoodies at N.Y. Fashion Week

Clothing Brand Bstroy Debuts School Shooting Themed Hoodies at N.Y. Fashion Week

The fashion brand showed off sweatshirts inspired by schools that have experienced a mass shooting like Sandy Hook and Columbine.

Read: University of Southern California Announces Online Summit on School Violence Prevention

University of Southern California Announces Online Summit on School Violence Prevention

On Oct. 24, the USC National Safe Schools Digital Summit will stream live to a national audience

Read: Don’t Let Congress Forget About the National Center for Campus Public Safety

Don’t Let Congress Forget About the National Center for Campus Public Safety

The federal government’s fiscal year 2019 budget currently does not include funding for the National Center for Campus Public Safety. Congress must continue supporting this effective and important program to keep students safe.

Read: Readout of Secretary DeVos’ Meeting with Experts and Survivors of Mass Shootings

Readout of Secretary DeVos’ Meeting with Experts and Survivors of Mass Shootings

Read: VTV Urges Campus Support of Bill to Improve Gun Buyer Background Checks

VTV Urges Campus Support of Bill to Improve Gun Buyer Background Checks

The bipartisan “Fix NICS Act of 2017” is intended to make it more appealing for states to participate in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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