Parents And Students Share Fear, Frustration After Second Fireworks Incident At A North Texas School This Week: 'I Was So Nervous'Carter Junior High in Arlington was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon after students reported hearing what they thought was gunfire.
Texas A&M-Commerce Releases Campus Safety Improvement Plan In Wake Of Deadly ShootingThe University plans to increase patrols, improve lighting and expand the hours of the campus shuttle services among other things.
Unloaded Gun Found At Corsicana High School, Student In Custody And Lockdown LiftedCorsicana High School explained on its website "a school administrator swiftly responded to suspicious activity and apprehended a student entering campus.
Arlington ISD Taking Extra Steps Addressing Campus ThreatsArlington Police said they’ve already received several tips throughout the school district.
Threat Assessment Program Implemented By Allen ISD, Allen Police Praised By Dallas FBI As 'Model For The State'A threat assessment of a student begins when he or she makes a threat of violence against a school.
New Dallas ISD Police Chief John Lawton: 'We Have To Create Environment Where People Feel Safe So They Can Learn'Chief Lawton is a 30-year law enforcement veteran. He spent 23 years with the Dallas Police Department.
New Measures In Place To Keep Plano School Campuses SafeExtra security includes uniformed patrols near the elementary schools and more school resource officers in higher grades.
UNT Dallas President Convenes Town Hall After Domestic Shooting On Campus: 'I Was Traumatized'While university leaders know this could have happened anywhere, they say they are not backing away from the fact that violence visited their community and they felt it was important to hear their concerns.
Some North Texas Parents Say Proposed Indoor Gun Range Too Close To Elementary SchoolThe vacant space at the corner of 15th and Independence is where the owner of Mister Guns wants to build an indoor gun range to meet the growing interest in them.
N. Texas School District First In State To Use Dog To Detect Guns, Ammo On CampusAn assistant superintendent, says the dog being used, a Beagle named Chester, works in a similar way to the dogs that search the students' backpacks for drugs.
North Texas Teachers Get Lesson On Safety From Retired Secret Service AgentThe Safe School Initiative stresses educators need to be able to detect students who are showing signs that they're on a pathway to violence.
Dallas ISD Police Chief: New Way To Communicate Can Make Schools SaferFor the first time ever, Dallas ISD police officers can now communicate directly with Dallas police officers over their portable and car radios.
McKinney School Suicide Spurs Community Push For Improved SecurityOne thing parents and students are pushing for is metal detectors in schools, but they still have a lot of questions and concerns.
Survey: 15-Percent Of Women On UT Campus Report Being RapedA soon-to-be-released survey of University of Texas undergraduates reports that 15 percent of women reported being raped on the flagship Austin campus.
Kimball High School Students Call For Better SecurityA group of students held a protest outside of Kimball High School in Dallas on Friday morning to call for better safety on their campus. Earlier this week, a student brought a pistol to school and accidentally shot himself.