Weapons

Read: Study Shows Most College and K-12 Protection Personnel Oppose Concealed Carry on Campus

Study Shows Most College and K-12 Protection Personnel Oppose Concealed Carry on Campus

Post Sandy Hook, nearly 3 in 4 respondents oppose college students carrying guns. Of those in favor of campus staff having firearms, the overwhelming majority want them to have regular and frequent training.

Read: Boston School Police Will Not Carry Pepper Spray

Boston School Police Will Not Carry Pepper Spray

Superintendent John McDonough says deploying the weapon would ‘drive a wedge’ between students and officers.

New Study Examines Likelihood of Students Reporting a Weapon on Campus

High academic achievement and school attachment increase a student’s willingness to report seeing a knife or gun.

Read: Oregon Health and Science U  Arms Campus Police with Guns

Oregon Health and Science U Arms Campus Police with Guns

OHSU police force has been trained and can now carry firearms on campus.

Sniper’s Nest Found Near Illinois Community College

Nest was across from Kennedy King College’s soccer field on top of a garage.

Read: Police Shoot Gun-Wielding Man on Pain Pills at Cache Valley Hospital

Police Shoot Gun-Wielding Man on Pain Pills at Cache Valley Hospital

A gun-wielding man was shot several times by a police officer in the emergency room at Cache Valley Hospital Saturday after he challenged the officer.

Read: Women with Weapons

Women with Weapons

Campus officials must fully understand the threat female weapons violators pose to their institutions. To address this issue, women officers or staff should be on hand during the weapons screening process.

N.Y. Teacher Credited with Thwarting Shooting

Read: Trends in Arming Police on Higher Ed Campuses

Trends in Arming Police on Higher Ed Campuses

Research indicates that active shooter incidents like the ones that occurred at Virginia Tech in 2007 and at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 prompted universities to arm their sworn law enforcement officers.

Read: Arming University Police, Part 1: The Impact of Mass Shootings

Arming University Police, Part 1: The Impact of Mass Shootings

Research indicates that active shooter incidents like the ones that occurred at Virginia Tech in 2007 and at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 prompted universities to arm their sworn law enforcement officers.

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