The Kentucky Center for School Safety, in collaboration with the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers, has designated three school districts as a Kentucky SRO Promising Program.
The event is free of charge and open to law enforcement, school administrators and school personnel. Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Kentucky Center for School Safety and Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discuss recommendations, STOP Tipline
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education's Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council met with state security and safety officials on April 4 to discuss the council’s report on actions to increase school safety.
Kentucky students discuss school safety policy suggestions, relief efforts for flood-impacted districts
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’S) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) met with Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass during their Aug. 23 virtual meeting to discuss school safety policy suggestions.
The S.T.O.P. tip line is a free, anonymous tip submission system that can be used by schools to provide students, staff, parents and community members with a way to report concerning behavior, threats of harm, threats towards the school and other types of information online or via telephone.
The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) Advisory Board discussed updates to campus facilities and additional security measures being put in place during its in-person meeting July 12.
Kentucky Safe Schools Week, sponsored by the Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS), will be Oct. 17-23. This year’s theme – "Be a Safety Star" – will focus on spreading kindness, treating others with respect and abiding by safety rules and support.
Kentucky’s first state school security marshal, Ben Wilcox, was preparing for an initial round of school safety inspections when COVID-19 closed schools statewide. But he and his subordinates are moving forward with required risk assessments, working with school administrators to get in compliance with state standards.
“Healthy Habits, Shield Our Schools!” is the theme for this year’s Kentucky Safe Schools Week, Oct. 18-24.
The Fayette County Public Schools Police Department has received a Promising Program Award from the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO).