The pandemic has been a challenging time for everyone in higher education, especially those in charge of emergency management and public safety.
For schools around the United States, increased violent crime and active shooter situations have brought a sharp focus on safety, and polls show the growing fears among American parents.
Authorities say that a 15-year-old sophomore killed three students and wounded eight other people—including a teacher—on Tuesday, Nov. 30, in a shooting at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, Mich.
A school safety officer in Long Beach, Calif., who was fired last month after fatally shooting an 18-year-old mother has been charged with murder, said the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office on Wednesday.
A 16-year-old student at Laramie High School in Laramie, Wyo., was arrested and led away from her school in handcuffs on Thursday, Oct. 7. Junior Grace Smith said in an interview that she was arrested for trespassing after receiving a suspension for refusing to follow the school’s mask mandate and then refusing to leave school grounds.
A school safety officer in Long Beach, Calif., has been fired following an incident that left an 18-year-old mother brain-dead, and the Long Beach Police Department has opened a homicide investigation.
A school needs more than great academics and smart students to be an intelligent campus. To support education and intellectual growth, campuses need to be safe, cyber-secure, and very smart.
Many of us have experienced it. The dark greenish-gray sky and the strange stillness that happens just as ominous storm clouds gather.
An 18-year-old woman who was shot in the head by a school safety officer in Long Beach, Calif., is braindead and not expected to survive, according to her relatives. Mona Rodriguez, the mother of a 5-month-old boy, was in the front passenger seat of a car when she was shot by a school safety officer near Millikan High School on Monday, Sept. 27.
A shooting at a school bus stop in Louisville, Ky., left a 16-year-old boy dead and two other children injured on Wednesday morning.