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Former Officer Who Shot Student Now Suing District Over PTSD

In the suit, Cory Coombes alleges that the district did not accommodate his medically diagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by the incident.

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CA SRO Disarms Student During Fight at High School

According to the police department, the student pulled out a loaded handgun during a fight at lunch and after a brief struggle the SRO disarmed the student.

Houston School District to Fund $2.3M for Rifles, Shields, and More

Recently, Superintendent Millard House said that school police were not prepared in the event of a school shooting crisis, and adding 200 rifles, ballistic plates, shields, and ammunition would better qualify their officers.

FL Sheriff Equips School Deputies with Carbines, More Tactical Uniforms

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey said having the school resource deputies carry the carbines means they will not have to go to their vehicles to get their rifles if an attack should occur.

FL Sheriff to Use Firearms Detection Dog in Schools

Woods warned any would-be perpetrator who thinks they want to bring a firearm to a school or a school function. “Just remember, we will be there. Albi will be there. You will be caught, and you will be brought to justice,” Woods emphasizes.

NC Sheriff Equips SROs with Rifles

"The reason we put the breaching tools in the safes is that in the event we have someone barricaded in a door, we won't have to wait on the fire department to get there," Sheriff Harwood said.

TX School Police Chiefs Hold First Conference Since Uvalde Massacre

Most officers attending the conference waved off questions about their reactions to the Uvalde shooting and instead wanted to talk about why they were in San Antonio this week.

AL Officer Fatally Shoots Man During Struggle for Gun Outside School

The school superintendent says 34 children were in the school at the time of the incident. He reports the man was trying to get into vehicles and “aggressively” tried to open several doors to the school.

Uvalde School Chief Says He Was Not Incident Commander, Explains Why He Chose Not to Take His Radios

“I didn’t issue any orders,” Arredondo says. “I called for assistance and asked for an extraction tool to open the door.”

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Rural KY County Adds $480K to Budget for School Police

The rural county of about 13,000 has a high school and a middle school on one campus and four elementary schools at separate campuses.

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