In April 2019 the ‘Alianna Alert’ Law went into effect in Ohio requiring all schools to alert parents if their children are absent from school within two hours of school starting. This law was named after Alianna DeFreeze, whose murder proved schools were failing to notify parents when their students were not in school.
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How State and Local Governments can Enforce Social Distancing Policies and Better Protect Employees in the Community
While the U.S. remains behind most of the world in terms of the number of confirmed coronavirus infections per 100,000 citizens, state and local governments have an opportunity to take advantage of communication solutions in order to enforce social distancing policies and better protect employees in the community.
On March 11th, 2021 – the first anniversary of COVID-19 being declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization – President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law. The Act provides $1.9 billion in stimulus funding for practically every sector of the American economy and for individuals impacted by the
The issue of 911 responses to mental health crises dates from the 1970s when a combination of factors led to the systematic mass closing of state-run residential psychiatric hospitals. Lack of adequate support resulted in an increase in crime, arrest rates, incarceration, and homelessness among the mentally ill.
Red collar crime is a subgroup of white collar crime in which the perpetrator uses violence to avoid detection or prosecution.
Thanks to funding for school safety initiatives made available by the American Rescue Plan, schools can apply for funding to strengthen school safety programs and technology via grant programs. This webinar provides an overview of the economic stimulus package being allocated to enable schools to reopen safely.
Campus culture is an integral part of student life. Not only can it be a great deal of fun, but also a powerful source of communal socialization through which students are exposed to peer and societal norms that help them better understand different cultures, become more open-minded, and develop mutual respect.
The COVID-19 pandemic upended college and university life, with nearly all higher education institutions across the United States suspending in-person classes, encouraging students to move off-campus or return home, and canceling all student events, including college sports.
CMS launched the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) program that aims to lower costs by reducing avoidable 911 ambulance transports to emergency departments and unnecessary hospitalizations following 911 transports.
With the disappearance of emergency blue light boxes, many are worried about campus safety. Here are alternatives to blue light boxes.