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.

The Role and Preparation of School Resource Officers

The Role and Preparation of School Resource Officers

There is an opportunity for law enforcement and schools to partner in a way that elevates both institutions and is potentially transformative in building trust and cooperation between community members. If school communities decide that having law enforcement on site…

Spotsylvania Co. Aims for Armed Deputies in All Elementary Schools

Spotsylvania Co. Aims for Armed Deputies in All Elementary Schools

WASHINGTON — Spotsylvania County’s Sheriff’s Office plans to have armed School Resource Officers in all 17 county elementary schools by the end of next school year. Most Virginia counties have SROs — typically local police officers or sheriff’s deputies — at all high...

D.A.R.E. Makes a Difference

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...

School Safety Improvements A Statewide Priority

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

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...

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