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School Resource Officers

School Violence Prevention - It Really Does Take a Village!

Jonathan J. Doll, PhD | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Jonathan J. Doll, PhD

On Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Post University, about 58 leaders and educational change agents from the great state of Connecticut met at the first annual conference series aimed at preventing tragic events of lethal school violence.

As Awareness of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Rises, Some Schools Rethink the Role of Police

Harold Jordan | Posted 05.20.2015 | Education
Harold Jordan

Funding for school policing programs has expanded and more school-based police are being armed with the same weapons cops carry on the streets. This expansion has not come with significant strings attached or proper guidelines.

Have Crime and Punishment Gone Too Far in the American Public Schools?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 03.31.2015 | Education
John W. Whitehead

Roughly 1,500 kids are tied up or locked down every day by school officials in the United States.

Joy Resmovits

Schools Were Getting Much Safer Until 2010, Government Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

American public and private schools are generally much safer than they were 10 years ago, but school crime began a slight climb in 2010, according to ...

Joy Resmovits

Inside The Boot Camp For Cops Charged With Keeping Our Schools Safe

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The same week protests erupted around the nation over the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon...

Joy Resmovits

Newtown School Police Officers Detail Horrific Day, 7 Months After Massacre

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It happened seven months ago Sunday, but remembering details of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting still brings tears to the e...

The School Security America Doesn't Need

Chase Madar | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics
Chase Madar

It seems grotesque that the horrific slaughter of those 20 children in Newtown, Connecticut, will result in more children getting traumatized, but that's exactly where we're headed -- with firm bipartisan support.

School Resource Officers Protect Our Children

Jack Levin, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Crime
Jack Levin, Ph.D.

This is one of the few recommendations that has a realistic chance of improving the safety of our children -- and it has little if anything to do with having a gun toting security guard on board when a rampage killer enters the classroom.

SHOCK: 5-Year-Old Forcibly Bound, Arrested At School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.30.2011 | Education

What started as an attempt by the Rio Calaveras Elementary in Stockton, Calif. to change the behavior of a student with ADHD, turned into a source of ...