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2/1/2013

2/1/2013
A group of seven Republican state legislators on Wednesday unveiled a bill that would allow school districts to use state funds to give firearm training to staff so they are equipped to ward off campus attackers.
2/1/2013
Changes are under way at one San Mateo school after a 9-year-old girl was taken by a stranger. Fortunately, the little girl escaped by kicking the man and running back to the school. Police have made an arrest.
2/1/2013
Atlanta school officials have confirmed that a shooting took place at Price Middle School Thursday in Georgia. School officials say two people were wounded in the shooting. One 14-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital after being shot in the head, the Associated Press reports. Police say they have two people in custody.

1/31/2013

1/31/2013
The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office has assigned an additional deputy to school security duties, giving each of the parish’s four schools a full-time officer on campus, the School Board learned Tuesday.

1/30/2013

1/30/2013
Montgomery police have arrested a man accused of carrying out a string of burglaries at public schools in the city over the course of several months.
1/30/2013
With the worst case scenario still on the minds of parents, teachers and law enforcement, Bergen County authorities have prepared a training video for handling "active shooter" situations in schools.

1/25/2013

1/25/2013

While panicked parents nationwide are clamoring for armed security guards in their children's schools in the wake of the Sandy Hook attacks of last month, one company is going on the defensive. The latest safety device headed for American classrooms is a bulletproof whiteboard that teachers can use to defend themselves and their students.

1/25/2013
Authorities conducted a full investigation Thursday after a Denver-area public school received a bomb threat, according to KDVR.com. The threat was made against the Bruce Randolph School late Wednesday and police searched the campus, the report said. The school remained closed to allow for a full investigation.
1/25/2013
The Connecticut police investigation into the shooting last month at a Newtown elementary school will continue through June and no criminal prosecution is expected, a state prosecutor said on Thursday.
1/25/2013
Fontana Unified School District police purchased 14 of the Colt LE6940 rifles last fall, and they were delivered the first week of December — a week before the Connecticut school shooting. The semiautomatic rifles look like they belong in a war zone instead of a suburban public school, but officials in this Los Angeles-area city say the high-powered weapons now in the hands of school police could prevent a massacre.

1/24/2013

1/24/2013

For some schools, it may mean police officers are present throughout the day. For others it may mean increased patrols near the campus.

1/24/2013

The school police force in this Southern California city has acquired 14 high-powered semiautomatic rifles for officers to bring to campuses.

1/24/2013

Lawmakers took no action this morning on a proposal to allow school boards to post armed civilians at South Dakota schools.

1/23/2013

1/23/2013
San Diego area civic leaders have a new proposal for the second largest school district in California combining mental health training for staff with an endorsement for stronger gun control measures in an effort to increase school safety.
1/23/2013
Officials plan to add $400,000 of enhanced security at the entrances to Highland Park and Deerfield high schools in coming months.

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