Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats

Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
When you say the words “first responders” who comes to mind?  Police, Fireman, EMT? But what about teachers?  It is no longer adequate to place all of the responsibility for our children’s safety in the hands of our teachers during an attack and not take the time to properly train them to accomplish that task. Nor is it acceptable to simply tell them, "Lock your classroom door, turn out the lights, hide in a corner and pray that the attacker doesn’t pick your room."   Today, the n...
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Hate Crimes Law Could Include Cops

Hate Crimes Law Could Include Cops
The National Fraternal Order of Police is lobbying to add police officers to other victims under the Congressional hate crimes statute. Violence against police officers that is motivated by anti-police bias should be prosecuted as a hate crime, according to Jim Pasco, the executive director of the F.O.P. “Right now, it’s a hate crime if you attack someone solely because of the color of their skin, but it ought to be a hate crime if you attack someone solely because of the color of their uniform ...
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Santa Cruz Police reward kids with "Operation Chill"

Santa Cruz Police reward kids with "Operation Chill"
Santa Cruz police are seeking to ticket as many children as possible this summer, and luckily, the tickets are for free slurpees, not fines. Police teamed up with 7-Eleven stores for Operation Chill. Officers are hoping the summer-long program changes a patrol car's reputation to be as positive as when a kid sees an ice cream truck jingling down the street. Officers reward youngsters caught doing good things, such as helping others and wearing bike helmets, with a coupon for a small slurpee. "It...
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