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Indiana Legislature Proposes Statewide “School Shield” Program

Indiana Legislature Proposes Statewide “School Shield” Program

| April 9, 2013

A bill proposed in the Indiana Legislature would require every public or charter school in the state to have at least one designated school “protection” officer on campus, with a weapon, at all times. And if schools can’t afford a police officer, it can arm a teacher, principal or other employee.

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NRA School Shield Program: Billion Dollar Security Bonanza?

NRA School Shield Program: Billion Dollar Security Bonanza?

| April 3, 2013

The NRA’s “School Shield” program, if carried out nationwide, could usher in a new billion dollar market in selling firearms, equipment, and weapons training and certification to schools, teachers, and staff.

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NRA School Safety Report Members Sell Security Gear, Training, And Services

NRA School Safety Report Members Sell Security Gear, Training, And Services

| April 2, 2013

Five of the thirteen members of the National School Shield Program task force are employed by a firm that provides training and gear, including ammunition, to security personnel.

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NY Town Suspends School Resource Officer Program After “Misfire”

NY Town Suspends School Resource Officer Program After “Misfire”

| March 8, 2013

A New York town that began assigning an armed police officer to guard a high school in the wake of the Connecticut massacre has suspended the program after an officer accidentally discharged his pistol in a hallway while classes were in session.

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