School Safety

D.A.R.E. officers and other school based law enforcement officers are the first line of defense in America’s schools. Their job is to educate children but also to prevent school violence and intruders who my try and enter a school to harm children and others.

Anne Arundel “D.A.R.E.(S)” to Expand Opioid Prevention Education

As the nation’s opioid epidemic continues to grow, police departments and schools are looking for more ways to fight back. In Maryland’s Anne Arundel County, they’ve found a new path to follow by returning to an older one: D.A.R.E. Anne Arundel, a suburban county...

Kelly Middle Students Rally Against Drugs

Eighth-graders at Kelly Middle School got a kick-start to their Monday morning by joining three large, furry friends at a loud anti-drug rally in the school’s auditorium. The special guests at the Red Ribbon Week rally included Chester, the Young Marines puppy bulldog mascot, D.A.R.E. mascot Daren the Lion, and Hunter, the mascot of the New England Black Wolves professional lacrosse team, based at Mohegan Sun.

D.A.R.E. Makes a Difference

Newport D.A.R.E. Officer Bob Spellman, a 15-year veteran of the department, is also on the community-oriented policing team. The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program has been a part of Newport’s educational system for over two decades. Originally...

Program helps CISD police focus on campus drug abuse

Conroe ISD Police Department Chief William Harness congratulates Conroe ISD Police officer LaQuoya Cook, College Park High School police officer, during the Conroe ISD Police Department D.A.R.E. Instructor Certification graduation ceremony at Conroe High School 9th grade campus. Conroe ISD Police Department hosted the two week instructor certification classes that were attended by officers from across the state.

How safe is your child’s school?

On the surface this is a story about numbers. 22 assaults in Oldham County Schools, 452 drug offenses in Bullitt County, and 67 weapons at Jefferson County Public Schools. When you dig a little deeper, it’s a story about kids and it could be your kid.

School Safety Improvements A Statewide Priority

Just a few months after the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, Governor Matt Mead launched a task force to look at the safety and security of Wyoming’s schools and recommend improvements…

School safety conference held amid threat investigation

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — School officials and parents came together in Warwick Thursday to talk about safety while police continue to investigate a second threat made against students in three local communities. As Warwick, Cranston, and Johnston react to a second...

Bozeman schools land $3 million grant

Bozeman Public Schools was awarded more than $3 million in a grant from the National Institute of Justice. The grant will evaluate the school safety impacts of implementing a Trauma-Informed Care approach, and will provide trauma screening, assessment, and treatment...

Governor Signs Bill to Accelerate, Enhance School Safety Efforts

Dover, DE – Building on his 2013 pledge that all Delaware schools would have a “state-of-the-art school safety plan” by the end of 2014, Governor Markell today signed legislation that requires schools to have a comprehensive and up-to-date plan by this month. House...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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