‘I’ll kill you’: Threats and violence from the school workers who may soon carry guns
By Kathleen McGrory, Neil Bedo, Langston Taylor and Adam Playford
Some school employees in Florida will soon be able to carry weapons to protect against school shooters. But at least 19 times, such employees have shown dangerous behavior themselves.Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that lets some school employees carry guns on campus.
Fitness for Duty Evaluations are Standard for Those Whose Jobs Affect Public Safety
by Katherine Schreiber
OF THE 326 MILLION inhabitants of the United States, only one is empowered to launch a nuclear weapon that endangers the existence of the seven-plus billion people sharing the planet. The only requirement for holding that power is being a natural-born citizen over 35 years of age...
Minneapolis police recruits get less psychological testing than they used to
by Curtis Gilbert
The circumstances that led to the death of Justine Damond Ruszczyk this past summer in Minneapolis left people wondering what went through the mind of the police officer who shot her. The president of the Minneapolis City Council quickly called for better...
How Minnesota determines who’s fit — and unfit — to be a police officer
by Greta Kaul
There is no standard battery of tests, but psychologists who specialize in this type of evaluation often follow guidelines from the International Association of Chiefs of Police, said Gary Fischler, a licensed psychologist who specializes in police and public safety psychology. Fischler ha