Thomson High security up

...County school public safety, launched an immediate investigation.Strong says the school administrators and school resource officers questioned witnesses and the suspected student. The unloaded gun was confiscated and secured by school officials...

SC cop charged, fired

...and he will be cleared.Scott had been with the police department since February 2013 and had worked as a school resource officer at several schools.Police Chief Jim Stewart says there is no indication of any problems with Scott at the schools...

Gun found at Thomson High

...Department of Public Safety, launched an immediate investigation. Strong says the school administrators and school resource officers questioned witnesses and the alleged student. The unloaded gun was confiscated and secured by school officials and...

Gun located in Hephzibah Middle School cafeteria

...a custodian discovered an unloaded 38-caliber handgun that an eighth-grade student had taken from a school resource officer's vehicle, according to Richmond County School Safety spokesman Israel Butler.The investigation is in its early...

RCBOE takes stance against Gov. Deal's 'school opportunity district'

...School System Safety and Security Department Chief Alfonzo Williams recognized the "truly heroic" actions of School Resource Officer Travis Lazenby. Lazenby performed the Heimlich Maneuver on Academy of Richmond County freshman Zane Groves after...

South Carolina sheriff to plead guilty in bribery case

...and justice would prevail.Metts' own biography said he was the first sheriff in South Carolina to hire school resource officers, employ women as sworn law enforcement officers and implement mandatory drug screening and psychological testing...

Two top school administrators leaving Richmond County Board of Education

...Superintendent Tim Spivey said he is retiring Oct. 31 after a 33-year career in Richmond County. Chief Human Resources Officer Norman Hill also submitted his resignation effective Nov. 5 after six years with the system.The district had a...

T.W. Josey students face charges after school brawl

...pulling hair and using obscene language while in the 200 hall of the school.The fight was broken up by school resource officers, teachers and the school's administrator. Lee said the fight was stopped quickly and that no one was seriously...

Richmond County school safety officers begin annual training

...County School Safety and Security Department made his return to the classroom, only this time, as a student.School resource officers began preparing this week for the upcoming school year with a series of seminars. The 2 ½-week program is designed...

South Carolina coach accused of slapping female student

...Vaux said his client is a well-respected coach and teacher and says the matter should have been handled through the school system rather than the court system. Manning said school resource officers interviewed the student and witnesses.