The School Safety topic features news and information to help patrol officers, school resource officers and police leaders address issues of school safety and law enforcement response to acts of violence in our nation’s classrooms and campuses. Content addresses how to train students to respond to extreme school violence, evacuation protocols during school shootings and suspicious student behaviors that should be reported to intervention teams.
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Colo. cop hit while breaking up school fight–
Two teen girls were arrested on fighting charges after one of them allegedly hit an officer who was trying to break up their fight.
Police: Pa. teen planned to kill at school, weapons found–
Police said they found three crude, homemade explosive devices and a gun at the 16-year-old's home.
Shooting reported at Wash. high school–
Local television stations said two people were being airlifted to a hospital.
Riots break out after WVU football win– 1
Police used pepper spray and chemical munitions to disperse groups of rioters after they ignored warnings to disperse.
911 calls released from Kentucky school shooting–
Two women whose children called them when a student was shot inside a Louisville high school described hearing chaos in the background.
Understanding the National School Shield Program–
PoliceOne Contributor Tony Lambraia discusses the National School Shield Program.
Tenn. cops outnumbered by 800 rowdy partygoers–
A few officers can be heard on video saying they had been struck by beer bottles.
Violent scuffle between cop, teen student goes viral–
High school student who was kicked out of school Friday refused to leave, then punched a school resource officer in the face.
Use of force in schools by non-sworn personnel–
Doug Wyllie, Police One Editor in Chief discusses the Use of force in schools by non-sworn personnel with Matt Stiehm.
20 injured in mass stabbing at Pa. school–
An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others.
P1 Roll Call: Teen with fake rifle killed, Cop turns theft into lesson–
For the week of October 25, Dave Smith warns of two anti-police groups, and reflects on a cop's good deed when she purchased groceries for a woman and her hungry children after she was caught stealing food, the tragic death of a teen armed with replica guns, and yet another school shooting.
A formidable foe for law enforcement–
James Burke of the Montgomery County, Ohio Sheriffs Department discusses both the Columbine and Virginia Tech school shootings and gives recommendations on how law enforcement can deal with these formidable foes.
Boy arrested for virtual mass shooting at high school–
The boy downloaded an app for his phone that uses the real backdrop as the setting for the violent game.
Virginia Tech massacre– 3
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman discusses the tragedy of the Virginia Tech Massacre, what he describes as the most horrifying account he has ever witnessed.
New technoloy gives police eyes inside schools–
Unique surveillance video crime-fighting tool gives Baltimore, OH police dept. an edge in the event of a school shooting, allowing them to see every room of a school from their squad.
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