Weapons

Authorities Reviewing Fatal Univ. of Cincinnati Police Shooting

Authorities say Sam Dubose was killed after refusing to get out of his car during a traffic stop.

Read: Obama Bans Some Military Equipment in Police Departments

Obama Bans Some Military Equipment in Police Departments

President Obama announced he’s restricting the flow of military equipment to police forces.

Read: School Safety Officers Injured By Student with Knife in New York

School Safety Officers Injured By Student with Knife in New York

School safety officers were injured trying to calm a student with a knife down inside Gaynor McCown Hisgh School in Staten Island.

Read: Man Found to Have Plethora of Weapons Inside Memphis Hospital

Man Found to Have Plethora of Weapons Inside Memphis Hospital

A man was found to have a loaded Sig Sauer P250 pistol, two hunting knives and 57 rounds of ammunition after being searched at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Read: Virginia Tech 1 Year Later: How Campuses Have Responded

Virginia Tech 1 Year Later: How Campuses Have Responded

The Virginia Tech tragedy stands out as the incident most responsible for the dramatic shift of the higher education community’s safety and security mentality. But have U.S. campuses really applied what they’ve learned? According to the Campus Safety Post Virginia Tech Study, in many ways, yes.

Study: 2 in 3 U.S. Colleges Use Sworn Police Officers

A majority (92%) of public institutions used sworn officers, compared to 38% of private campuses. Nearly all sworn campus police officers were armed.

Audit Finds NY Schools Significantly Underreported Violent Incidents

Auditors reviewed incidents for seven schools outside of New York City for the 2011-12 school year, identifying 935 unreported incidents at six schools. This represents an underreporting of 29% of the 3,175 reportable incidents found.

Read: Mental Health Rules Fall Short for Armed Security Officers

Mental Health Rules Fall Short for Armed Security Officers

Currently, only four states require armed security officers to undergo mental health screenings.

Crime in Detroit Schools on the Decline

Crime-related incidents were down nearly 25% on Detroit Public School campuses as compared to the first three months of school in 2013.

Read: Campus Safety’s Guns on Campus Survey Results

Campus Safety’s Guns on Campus Survey Results

Nearly three in four college police and security stakeholders are opposed to students having firearms, and only 1% of K-12 respondents say their districts/campuses have authorized their staff to carry concealed guns.

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