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Gunman at TN School: Do You Want Police or a Climate Survey?

Posted by on August 31, 2010

A 62-year-old gunman pointed a .380 semi-automatic gun in a Tennessee Principal’s face yesterday. The School Resource Officer (SRO) drew her gun and shielded the Principal’s body with her own.  The principal, Melanie Riden, was able to flee the area. The SRO, Sheriff’s Deputy Carolyn Gudger, lured the gunman into the  empty high school cafeteria — a more contained […]

School Police and Security Staffing: School Security Expert, Chuck Hibbert

Posted by on February 18, 2010

Yesterday’s post  focused on school police departments.  Today, we take a look at school police and staffing in smaller and mid-sized school districts. Chuck Hibbert is the president of Hibbert Safe School Consulting in Indianapolis, Indiana, and a consultant to National School Safety and Security Services.  He retired after 21 years of service overseeing school police officers and security services in MSD […]

School Police Departments: Training, Support, and the Right Officer

Posted by on February 17, 2010

Jack Martin knows the right school police officer with the proper training and support from school administrators can make a difference in protecting our nation’s schools.  He also knows potential failure factors are countless. Retired School Police Chief Brings Credentials, Experienced Perspective Jack Martin retired after serving 12 years as Supervisor of Security and Chief of […]