Former Police Detective Michael Short Named Director Of Security For Catholic Diocese Of Fort WorthShort's hiring is meant to ensure Bishop Michael Olson's directive to strengthen security and safety at the Diocese's parishes and schools continues to move forward in the wake of recent attacks against religious communities.
Most North Texas School Districts Fail To Apply For Federal Money To Improve SafetyTwo years after the passage of the STOP School Violence Act, only four North Texas districts have received any of the money.
'Stop The Bleed' Kits Now Required In Texas SchoolsA new Texas law requires all public schools and open-enrollment charter schools to have a traumatic injury response protocol in place which includes bleeding control kits.
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.
North Texas Congressman Roger Williams Introduces New School Safety BillU.S. Congressman and North Texan Roger Williams was joined by Cleburne High School administrators and Cleburne ISD officials on Thursday to unveil a new bill he co-authored to help address school safety across the nation.
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.
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Say New School Safety Bills Should Make A DifferenceLt. Governor Dan Patrick told CBS 11 the new legislation will increase training for teachers and other educators to identify students in need and then connect them to experts.
Contractor Finds Ammunition In Ceiling Of Portable Building At DISD's Woodrow Wilson HighSchool officials said this appeared to be an isolated incident and there is no active threat against the campus.
Defense Attorneys Seek Change Of Venue For Santa Fe School Shooting TrialThey argue that media coverage of the Santa Fe High School shooting caused prejudice within the community that prevents Dimitrios Pagourtzis from receiving a fair trial.
Governor Abbott Expresses Support For Expanding Border Fencing, Concern About Caravan Near TexasGov. Abbott addressed a variety of topics important to Texans during a wide-ranging interview Wednesday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion.
Gov. Abbott Stresses School Safety, Teacher Raises And Property Tax Reform As Top Priorities In State Of The State AddressGov. Greg Abbott declared school safety an "emergency" issue of his second term Tuesday following one of the nation's deadliest mass shootings last year near Houston.
School Safety A Top Issue As Texas Governor Gives State Of The State AddressTuesday morning Texas Governor Greg Abbott gave his State of the State address to the Texas Legislature.
Officers Remain At Hurst High School As Students Continue To Receive Text ThreatsOfficers in Hurst remain at L.D. Bell High School a day after students started receiving threats via text message. Police say students have continued to receive those threats during the last 24 hours.
Police Investigate Threat Made Toward 15 Students, Staff At Hurst High SchoolAuthorities are investigating threats made via text message against students and staff at L.D. Bell High School in Hurst, police say.