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NC mother sues after officer handcuffs 7-year-old son with autism

A Statesville mother is furious about how a school resource officer treated her son, who has autism.

SROs train at middle school for active shooters

School resource officers in Brunswick County are training with the FBI Thursday in an active shooter drill at a middle school in Supply.

NC legislative panel finalizing school safety ideas

A legislative committee looking to improve North Carolina school and student safety following the Florida school shooting in February is finalizing its recommendations days before the General Assembly session begins.

Training, prestige important to attract school officers

Putting more highly-qualified armed officers inside North Carolina schools to protect students requires more training and prestige, not simply the extra money to hire them, current and former law enforcement told state legislators Tuesday.

Proposed bill would fund school resource officers with firearms fee

A bill that was introduced in the South Carolina House of Representatives last week would impose a fee on firearm sales to help fund school safety.

Local lawmakers meet in Raleigh for first committee meeting on school safety

The select committee was created in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Lawmakers call today setting the foundation to improve school safety.

Horry County Schools will hire armed security for all elementary schools

The Horry County School Board voted on Monday night to hire armed security guards for all elementary schools in the county.

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