There have been more than 50 school shootings in the United States since 1996. Almost all of the shooters were students or former students. Teachers, principals and other students have died in violence that shocked communities all over the country. VOA's Carol Pearson reflects on lessons learned from these tragic events.
Students fled from the Kronan school in Trollhattan after a knife-wielding masked man stabbed four people nearby, killing one teacher and seriously wounding two students and another teacher. (Oct. 22, 2015)
If you can establish that school officials were aware of a dangerous person and didn't take appropriate, reasonable, foreseeable steps to avoid that person causing injury to students, faculty, or staff, you can bring a claim against the school district for negligence. The caps are $350,000 for the loss of a person or for serious injuries and $900,000 for the entire event.
SchoolSafe is an app developed by NLECTC that helps law enforcement officers and school administrators assess the safety of facilities, indoors and outdoors. This video highlights the key components of the app and gives instructions for downloading it.
To find out more information and request an access code, go to https://justnet.org/schoolsafe/
Motorola's Si500 is the smart interface that extends the mission critical performance of Motorola APX radios.
Officers have been waiting for a mobile policing solution to make their lives easier. Now the wait is almost over. Discover how police officers can transform the way they gather evidence, support investigations and support prosecutions.
See how digital radios outperform cell phones in emergencies and during extreme weather. Learn why digital radios can better prepare schools to protect students, faculty, and staff. Get more information: http://www2.schoolsafenews.com
Highlights of a school safety joint training session that meets the requirements of the Colorado Safe Schools Act, incorporating NIMS, incident command, community partnering, and interoperable communications for schools.
The panel at the Motorola Channel Partner Expo in Las Vegas discuss the SchoolSAFE Communications solution. Tori Tucker from SchoolSAFE joins host Sean Duffy to explain the SchoolSAFE Network technology and the response training provided to community partners to effectively coordinate responses to school incidents.