NEW CANAAN, Conn. — The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry.
HALIFAX — Inadequate passwords and insufficient technical controls led to video surveillance images of Cape Breton schoolchildren being live streamed on the internet, Nova Scotia's information and privacy commissioner says.
COLLINGWOOD, Ont. — Provincial police say they've found no evidence that hidden cameras in rooms at a central Ontario high school were used for any purpose other than security.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Some parents of Shawnee Mission School District students in eastern Kansas aren't happy to learn the public school district has bought eight semi-automatic rifles for its school resource officers.
LONDON — Britain plans to give afterschool cybersecurity training to thousands of teenagers in a bid to protect the country from online attacks.
MONTERREY, Mexico — A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Wednesday, seriously wounding himself, a teacher and three other students, state officials said.
The Halifax Regional School Board says it has hired security guards for 15 schools due to concerns about students arriving early who wouldn’t be supervised, as teachers begin their work-to-rule job action.
College campuses in Nova Scotia and schools in P.E.I. were evacuated on Sept. 21 due to bomb threats received by fax. After searching the affected buildings at Nova Scotia Community College, police concluded the threats were “not credible,” CBC News reported. The threats to P.E.I. schools were also deemed “not credible.”
Monday was a busy day for police and schools in two parts of Regina. First, Winston Knoll Collegiate was the subject of a bomb threat on April 25. Students were sent to nearby Riffel High School, which was placed in "secure-the-building" mode, according to a story by the Regina Leader Post.
According to a CTV news report, Steinbach Regional Secondary School has received board approval to hire a security guard to provide additional safety for its 1,700 students.
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