Category Archives: School Security News

Los Angeles School District Shut Down due to Electronic Threat

Classes were canceled Tuesday for the Los Angeles Unified School District after what the district's superintendent called a "rare" threat that comes amid new concerns about security nationwide.An "electronic threat" received early Tuesday prompted the decision, school district police Chief Steve Zipperman said, adding that the threat "is still being analyzed." " See Full Story…
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High School Student Arrested with Gun

A student with a gun and ammunition was arrested at Barrington High School on Monday, but officials said no shots were fired and no one was hurt. The unloaded firearm was found in a student's backpack along with ammunition, according to a joint statement from police and school officials. At an afternoon press conference at…
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Umpqua Community College Hires Armed Security after Shooting.

Umpqua Community College in Oregon has signed a contract to have a retired deputy patrol campus. The school, which was the site of an Oct. 1 shooting that left ten dead, is hoping the new security measure will give the campus community more peace of mind. See Full Story Here: http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/umpqua_community_boosts_school_security_following_shooting/news
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Oregon Sheriff pulls the plug on School Security System

SHADY COVE, Ore. — The Jackson County sheriff has pulled the plug on a program to keep real-time video surveillance inside an elementary school in Shady Cove. The $278,300 surveillance system installed in 2013 inside one of the counties smallest schools will no longer be used, The Mail Tribune reports. Sheriff Corey Falls, who took…
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Parent Attacks Richmond Kindergarten Teacher

RICHMOND, Va. -- It has been two days since a kindergarten teacher was attacked by a parent at Linwood Holton elementary, in Northside. Security has been top of mind for many since then. The attack occurred at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, just before school was about to begin. The woman accused in the attack is the mother…
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Glen Allen High School Students Have Security Concerns

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — School leaders will address the recent security scares at Glen Allen High School on Thursday. Glen Allen’s principal, Gwen E. Miller, says all students will attend assemblies today about the consequences of making threats to the school. The school was evacuated Wednesday morning for the second day in a row after a threatening message…
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High School Student Charged in attacking Security Guard

PENN HILLS (KDKA) – A Penn Hills High School student is charged with beating up a school security guard. According to police, the incident happened last week at the high school and was recorded by another student. Last Wednesday, authorities say another student used his cell phone to record the incident in a hallway of…
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Police React to Social Media Threat at Newport News High School

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police say extra precautions are being taken after a flurry of threats were made on social media, directed at a Newport News high school. Class activities and functions are currently normal at Heritage High School. But screen captures of tweets have been circulating on Twitter and Facebook, where an individual…
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