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...

South Carolina coach accused of slapping female student

...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.

Richmond County school board members differ on Georgia gun law

...chief, said it makes him nervous to think of teachers or principals carrying weapons, especially when trained school resource officers are on campus.Richmond County has an armed resource officer stationed in every middle and high school. Six...

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

...district.Attention also has focused on hiring school resource officers, sworn law enforcement officers who are trained...executive director of the National Association of School Resource Officers. He said his organization estimates there are...

Rifles suggested in Ga. schools

...Wood's Mill Academy. Dyer said the weapons would be locked inside safes in the offices of school resource officers. She said all school resource officers are armed, but recent training showed that handguns they carry would not be effective in...

Electric car owner arrested for taking power

...start with," the police chief said. When a Chamblee police sergeant contacted Chamblee Middle School later, a school resource officer said Kamooneh was not allowed on the school tennis courts without permission from school employees. "This was...

Arrest of Georgia electric car driver sparks debate

...the police chief pointed out.When a Chamblee police sergeant contacted Chamblee Middle School later, a school resource officer said Kamooneh was not allowed on the school tennis courts without permission from school employees."This was...

Former Thomson policewoman charged in bond theft

...the Thomson Police Department from May 11, 2011, until July 31, 2013, when she left to take a position as a school resource officer for the McDuffie County Board of Education's Public Safety Department. She was terminated from that position...

Pepper spray breaks up Atlanta middle school fight

ATLANTA - A school resource officer used pepper spray to break up a fight at an Atlanta middle school, and onlookers were inadvertently hit by the spray. Atlanta...

Gun found after Atlanta school brawl

...of Carver shortly after exiting school buses Wednesday morning.Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos said school resource officers called for additional officers and had to deploy pepper spray to stop the fighting. Paramedics were called to...