Category Archives: Law Enforcement

Upcoming Seminars and Webinars — January 2015

The National Center for School Engagement will be hosting a 1.5 day seminar, “Evaluating Your Truancy Reduction Program,” in Denver, Colorado on January 22-23, 2015.  For more information, including the agenda and registration information, go here. The National Center for … Continue reading

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Webinars — Children of Arrested Parents and School Behavior Interventions

Two webinars will be held this week that may be of interest: On December 9, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., there will be a webinar on “Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents during Investigative and Tactical Operations” focusing on “strategies to help … Continue reading

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In re R.M. — Search of Backpack by SRO

In re R.M. (Ind. Ct. App. November 13, 2014) centers around a backpack left in a classroom with the teacher’s permission.  When the student did not return for the backpack, the teacher contacted a school resource officer (SRO), who searched the backpack. … Continue reading

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New Mexico v. Antonio T. — Interrogations of Juveniles at Schools

New Mexico v. Antonio T (N.M. October 23, 2014), is a case from New Mexico about a scenario that is all-to-familiar in schools around the country.  A school administrator questioned a juvenile about an act that may be a crime … Continue reading

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Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code Recommendations for 2015 Legislative Session

The Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code published the minutes from the October 6, 2014 meeting, which included several recommendations related to juvenile law: That legislation be filed in the next session requiring that the interrogation of juveniles … Continue reading

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Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code September 22, 2014 Meeting Agenda

The Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code has released their agenda for the September 22, 2014 meeting during which the juvenile justice system will be the primary focus.  Topics include: The availability of juvenile indigent defense Concerns relating … Continue reading

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SRO’s and Provocation Infraction Tickets

Kim Kilbride with the South Bend Tribune has written a detailed article about the practice of some South Bend school resource officers who write infraction tickets for Provocation pursuant to I.C. 35-42-2-3.  In Ms. Kilbride’s investigation, the use of these infraction … Continue reading

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