COMBO's S.A.F.E. Blog
20Jun/11Off

Does your school district have a volunteer background check policy?

The CIO for S.A.F.E. TEAM, Scott Huse, was recently published in Campus Safety magazine.  If your school already has or is planning to have a volunteer background check policy, review Scott's article and pass it on to your school leadership.  There are many points to consider when devising this type of policy.

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30Nov/10Off

“How Safe is Your Campus” Survey Results

K-12 Safety Directors responded to Campus Safety Magazine's survey and here results regarding "Technology".  You may not know all about your campus safety planning, but you will want to learn more.

'How Safe Is Your Campus?' Survey Results: Technology

22Sep/10Off

How School Safety Can Improve Student Achievement

Checkout this blog from Campus Safety Magazine.  link

It's the little things that can make a big difference even during a challenging economy.  link

30Aug/10Off

Grants for your School/District

As with all federal grant competitions, they had many more applicants than they could fund.  But that doesn’t mean they can’t help those who didn’t win (or even apply for) grants.  The feds have an excellent technical assistance center with innumerable free resources that districts can use to improve their preparedness at http://remstacenter.org/. I urge you to avail yourself of the materials available there.

10Aug/10Off

School Safety Conference in Austin, TX

Imagine a state the size of TX trying to effectively communicate the vision for school safety.  They are fortunate to have the TX State Univ sponsoring the TX School Safety Center.  Here's a quick clip from the conference with the Center's director Dave Williams.  Sorry for the static in couple of places.

30Jul/10Off

COMBO’s School Resource Officer Media Article Comments

The goal of posting Media Articles is to provide a national perspective on the need for engaging schools and families. Click on an article link below to be educated, inspired or moved to make a difference in your school community.

Volunteer Appreciation Activities in Schools

94-Year-Old Bartlesville School Volunteer Still Going Strong

How is a museum different from a school

What I Learned from School

School volunteer loves getting her hands dirty

Circle of Asking & Volunteering

Why You Should Volunteer at Your Local School

Volunteer becomes 'DieHard battery' for childhood literacy

Sylvan Hills Middle students given lunch for ‘caught being good’

SEX OFFENDER NABBED AT SCHOOL

Worthy plan: Sharing costs to keep school officers on job

Seventh-grade North Syracuse student suspended, 25 others disciplined for Facebook page about teacher

What is a School Resource Officer

District 117 drug dog has first day on duty

Springfield Police: Child Porn, Pictures of Students on Former Bolivar Student’s Computer

Ninth Grader Busted For Seroquel Dealing

Rainsville Man Arrested In Text Message Sting

Registered sex offender arrested after school visits

Hammond Fire Intentionally Set

Doctor, Nurse, Coach & Cops Save Spectator at High School Game

6Mar/10Off

COMBO’s School Resource Officer Media Article Comments for December

The goal of posting Media Articles is to provide a national perspective on the need for engaging schools and families. Click on an article link below to be educated, inspired or moved to make a difference in your school community.

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Carolina Forest students feel ‘different’ two months after shooting

School 'Zero Tolerance' Weapons Policy discussion

New policy lets resource officers intervene sooner

DEALING WITH DRUG USE

On the beat – Resource officer makes a difference at Saco school

Authorities: MCHS site of marijuana dealing; two nabbed

Three Eagle Point teens accused of encouraging child sexual abuse can't be prosecuted under current law

Mt. Hebron High vandals face punishment

13-Year-Old Girl Plots Runaway With Man

Bridgewater-Raritan student may have saved classmates

Sophomore with knives at school transported to hospital for mental health evaluation

'Code of silence' followed Maumee High stabbing

Acid bomb at school, 3 students arrested

School cell phone policy comes under scrutiny

When teens make threats, everyone should take notice

Teens using technology to harass, manipulate and emotionally abuse

Yes, it did happen in South Dakota. Youth Hunter expelled for year.

27Jan/10Off

COMBO’s School Resource Officer Media Article Comments for October

The goal of posting Media Articles is to provide a national perspective  on  the need for engaging schools and families. Click on an article link below to be educated, inspired or moved to make a difference in your school community.

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Authority figure, teacher and role model

Student charged with being drunk and disruptive at school

Trespassers were quickly intercepted, school says

Castro Valley High School Girls Attempted Kidnap, One Arrest Made

Teachers Charged After School Brawl

Gaston student accused of selling drugs at school

Cops: Student brought weapon to school, Mass.

Bullying – Alert

City Honors boosts security after attacks on students, Buffalo

Police looking for man who harass student Fridayed SLO High

Gun, Bullets Found In Student's Book Bag, S.C.

Gator shows up for school, Florida

Garbage-can fire prompts high school evacuation

Needle in alleged student stabbing was used

Teen charged with felony assault after incident

Bus driver reports pipe bomb threat

Four Teens Identified as School Bus Thieves, TN

Parents on edge day after loaded gun found at school

Parents Angry After Child Disappears From School

13-Year-Old Arrested for Threatening to Kill Police Officer, Omaha

BVL man arrested for selling prescription drugs to students

Back to School, Back to Sexting, VA

Father, teen charged with recruiting for gang at school, Fairfax

“My full-time assignment during the school year is in the schools,”

Edmond police teaching residents to save lives of loved one from suicide

School Resource Officer's training saves life of choking man

Police arrest two 18-year-olds for threats made on MySpace page

Acorn-throwing led to shooting near Austin High

The inconvenient truth about Tasers and danger in our schools

Attorney from N.Y. defends right to 'meep'

10 students arrested following brawl at Villa Rica High School

Report shows students who interact with their SRO are more likely to say they feel safe in school

Ark City man charged in online solicitation

Police find bomb-making items in Quincy teenager’s home

Teen in school Taser incident indicted on gun charge

2Dec/09Off

S.A.F.E. TEAM keynotes for KS Juvenile Officers Assoc. 2009

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11Nov/09Off

Missouri D.A.R.E. Officers Conference Branson, MO

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