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Police in Schools

Their Voices Call Out to Us

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Judith Browne Dianis

We must move from reflection to action on solutions that truly work. On the one-year anniversary, the voices of the victims of gun violence call out to us. Will we listen?

Stop Sending Undercover Cops Into Our Schools to Entrap Our Kids on Drug Charges

Tony Newman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Crime
Tony Newman

Here we go again. Undercover cops pose as students, make friends, build trust, and then arrest teenagers for selling mostly small amounts of marijuana.

How Not to Police a Society

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 04.28.2013 | Crime
Tom Engelhardt

It was, in a sense, so expectable, so leave-no-child-behind. I'm talking about the arming of American schools. Think of it as the next step in the militarization of this country, which follows all-too-logically from developments since September 11, 2001.

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.

Newtown Parents Ask For Police In All Schools

AP | Posted 01.16.2013 | Education

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Some parents in Newtown, Conn., are urging local education officials to consider stationing police at all town schools as they put t...

Newtown Schools Chief Urges Indefinite Armed Police In District

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 03.12.2013 | Education

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Since the elementary school massacre in her hometown, Sarah Findley has found herself driving by her children's schools in Newt...

John Celock

GOP Gov Waits To Take Stand On 'Fascist' Idea

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is not taking a position yet on legislation introduced in her state to cross-train teachers as police offi...

Staggering Cost To Put Cops In Broward Grammar Schools

Sun Sentinel | Scott Travis and Karen Yi | Posted 02.20.2013 | Miami

In South Florida's middle and high schools, police officers have long been considered necessities. In elementary schools, they're often viewed as luxu...