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Suicidal Fla. Student Planned Attack, Explosives Found

March 18, 2013
The man found dead in a University of Central Florida (UCF) dorm room of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday was a former student who had planned an attack but changed his mind.

National Campus Safety Center Approved

March 14, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice agreed to create a national campus safety center that would train agency personnel, encourage research, and disseminate relevant campus public safety information.

South Dakota Allows Armed Teachers

March 11, 2013
Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a law allowing teachers to carry guns in their classrooms on Friday. The law is believed to be the first in the United States specifically allowing teachers to carry firearms.

SRO Program Suspended After Accidental Discharge at High School

March 7, 2013
A New York school district suspended its resource officer (SRO) program Tuesday, after an officer's gun accidentally discharged in a high school hallway.

Wounded Md. Trainee Released from Hospital

February 22, 2013
Ten days after being shot in the head during a police training accident, a University of Maryland police trainee has been released from Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Protecting the Children

February 20, 2013

FLEOA does not support anyone using the Second Amendment as a scapegoat for the Newtown tragedy. Instead, FLEOA is recommending a Safety Summit that includes law enforcement, the NRA, and legislators.

Portland Police Shoot, Kill Man at Hospital

February 19, 2013
Portland officers shot and killed a man Sunday night in the parking lot of Adventist Medical Center, after the man allegedly told a hospital staff member that he had a gun and would use it on the employee.

USC Remembers Dorner Victim Keith Lawrence

February 19, 2013
Officer Keith Lawrence, who had worked for the university since August, was shot and killed by Chris Dorner along with his fiancé Monica Quan. The double homicide prompted a massive manhunt for the fugitive ex-LAPD cop.

Md. Cop Shot In Head In Training Exercise

February 13, 2013
The Baltimore Police commissioner shut down police training indefinitely after a University of Maryland police officer was shot in the head during an exercise at a closed psychiatric hospital.

Steven Seagal Helps Train Ariz. Posse for School Shooters

February 11, 2013
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio and actor Steven Seagal teamed up Saturday to provide active-shooter response training to the civilian posse that has begun guarding Phoenix-area schools.

Ga. SRO Disarms Suspect in Middle School Shooting

January 31, 2013
An off-duty Georgia police officer working as a school resource officer disarmed and detained a student who is suspected of shooting a 14-year-old classmate in the head.

Calif. Lawmakers Propose Arming Teachers

January 30, 2013
A group of seven Republican state lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would allow school districts to use education funds to train teachers, administrators and janitors to use guns so they can protect campuses from violent intruders.

SWAT Drill Catches Students Off Guard

January 28, 2013
Last week, more than two dozen SWAT team members descended on Silver Lake Regional middle and high schools in Kingston, Mass. Their weapons were drawn, but not loaded.

Second Suspect Charged In Texas College Shooting

January 24, 2013
Authorities have charged a second suspect in the Tuesday shooting of three people at a Houston-area community college. The suspect's name has not been released, because he is not in custody.

Out of Control on Gun Control

January 24, 2013
What kind of philosophy is being exercised when Second Amendment naysayers condemn the whole of gun-owning Americans for the transgressions of people who by and large are not even gun owners but have appropriated the weapons?

Calif. School Police Get Colt Carbines

January 23, 2013
The Fontana Unified School District's 14 police officers were recently armed with semi-automatic rifles, drawing sharp criticism from some in the Southern California community who oppose having such weapons on campuses.

3 Shot at Texas Community College

January 22, 2013
At least three people have been shot at a community college in north Harris County on Tuesday morning. One suspect has been detained, and police are searching for a second suspect.

Fla. Mom Pays for Deputy at Child's School

January 22, 2013
Laura Lauria has paid the Flagler County School District upfront for the cost of a deputy to staff Old Kings Elementary for about two months starting Jan. 14. The mother made a "verbal commitment" to pay for the deputy for the rest of the year after that, Superintendent Janet Valentine told the news outlet.

S.C. SRO Saves Student After Asthma Attack

January 21, 2013
Richland County (S.C.) Sheriff Leon Lott recognized Dent Middle School Resource Officer (SRO) Donna Tucker on Wednesday for her quick actions that helped save a student's life.

Obama Proposes $150M for SROs in Schools

January 17, 2013
President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to reduce gun violence on Wednesday. Although much of it focused on closing background check loopholes and banning "military-style assault weapons" and high-capacity magazines, there were several points specific to school security.
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