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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

(Source: AP/Brian Bohannon)

Joint Forces To Launch School Safety Officer Program

A joint initiative between Miami’s mayor, the police chief, and some school board members has formed with one goal in mind–increased school safety.

04/28/2014

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House Approves Bill To Allow Guns In Schools

In an effort to improve safety in schools, a House committee has approved a bill which would allow trained officials to carry firearms in schools.

04/02/2014

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School Zones In Effect Monday, Slow Your Roll

The long summer break is about to come to an end which means Monday morning thousands of South Florida kids will be heading back to school.

08/15/2013

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House ‘Guns In School’ Bill Clears Another Hurdle

A measure which would allow teachers and other school employees to have guns in schools has cleared another hurdle.

CBS4–04/17/2013

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Florida Lawmakers Discuss Increasing School Safety Spending

Florida lawmakers appear to be moving toward increasing spending on school-safety spending and change the way law enforcement officers posted at schools are funded.

01/16/2013

(Source: AP/Brian Bohannon)

Book Bags Banned At Some Local Schools

Some school officials in South Florida are taking no chances over the next 48 hours as rumors of possible shootings and other violence have taken hold with Friday being the one week anniversary of the deadly Connecticut school shootings.

CBS Miami–12/20/2012

A police car outside Miami Lakes Educational Center where a student was arrested for making threats via Twitter. (Source: CBS4)

Home Detention Ordered For Teen Accused Of Threatening School

A South Florida teenager arrested for threatening an attack on his school did not appear in court Wednesday afternoon as expected. Instead, a judge ordered the teen to home detention and scheduled another hearing in January.

CBS4–12/19/2012

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Miami Student Arrested For Tweeting He’ll “Shoot Up This School”

A Miami teen threatened on Twitter to “shoot up this school this Friday”, just days after the deadly elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

CBS4–12/18/2012

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Urges Schools To Review Safety Procedures

In the wake of last Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut, Gov. Rick Scott call on all school leaders in the state to review and enhance their safety and emergency plans.

CBS4–12/17/2012

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