School security

Armed guards showed up at a Jersey City school the day after Sept. 11 this year, and parents, security guards and students had no idea who they were. (Credit: CBS 2)

Union: Jersey City School District Ran Secret Security Preparedness Drill

Security Guards at one elementary school in Jersey City said it could have been a tense situation. They told their union that on Sept. 12 a man with a gun tried to get into the school.

09/25/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces School Security Grants; Expert Wants Anti-Bullying Funds

Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.

09/19/2013

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School Security Task Force Set Up For Bergen County

Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.

04/01/2013

State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Free Safety Audits Offered To Help Bergen County Public Schools ‘Plan For The Worst’

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s office is also preparing a training video for school officials on how to handle an active shooter situation. There are 318 public school buildings in Bergen County.

01/16/2013

Students Evacuate Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, December 14, 2012 (Photo by Shannon Hicks/Newtown Bee)

School Safety Forum Held On Long Island

Educators and security experts came together to discuss everything from installing new cameras, lockdown systems and to remind everyone that if you see something, say something.

01/09/2013

Entrance to Grandview Elementary School in Monsey (file / credit: Google Maps)

Residents In Cash-Strapped Rockland County School District Enact ‘Parent Patrol’ Security

There was a clash Wednesday over school security, or what appears to be a complete lack of it in some Tri-State Area schools.

10/03/2012