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Tennessee Department of Education Releases Report on School Safety and Security
Tennessee Department of Education Releases Report on School Safety and Security

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released a new report to provide insight on the landscape of school safety in Tennessee.

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School Board to host community meeting on School Safety
School Board to host community meeting on School Safety

The Rutherford County Board of Education will host a special-called meeting on May 7 to discuss safety procedures and school security.

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Haslam Approves Recommendations of School Safety Panel
Haslam Approves Recommendations of School Safety Panel

Gov. Bill Haslam has approved the recommendations of a school safety panel, including a security risk assessment of all Tennessee public school facilities.

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Response to Gun at Siegel High Was Quick
Response to Gun at Siegel High Was Quick

It was an alert student who told Rutherford County Sheriff's SRO's at Siegel a student had a gun. Rutherford County Schools Testing and Safe Schools Coordinator Josh Kubly says the fact a student came forward speaks volumes for the SRO program.

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Tip Leads to Handgun & Marijuana Discovered at Riverdale High School
Tip Leads to Handgun & Marijuana Discovered at Riverdale High School

A tip lead the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department and Riverdale High School administration to discover a handgun and marijuana in a student's car.

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School Safety Drills in Rutherford County
School Safety Drills in Rutherford County

Drills testing school safety were conducted by Rutherford County Sheriff's school resource officers in every Rutherford County School last week, SRO supervisors said.

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Bullet Proof Blankets may soon be in schools
Bullet Proof Blankets may soon be in schools

A company in Oklahoma has created a blanket that is actually bullet proof. 

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Safety Drills in Rutherford County Schools is a Priority
Safety Drills in Rutherford County Schools is a Priority
Conducting individual drills in each of the 46 Rutherford County Schools is essential to maintain safety for students, faculty and staff, said Lt. Brad Harrison of the Sheriff’s Office’s School Resource Officers Division.
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Rutherford County Schools have Special Lock Boxes in Each School for SRO's - What is in the Lock Boxes?
Rutherford County Schools have Special Lock Boxes in Each School for SRO's - What is in the Lock Boxes?
Mayor Ernest Burgess confirmed the lock boxes this past February. We asked the mayor what would be stored in the boxes…
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