ROANOKE COUNTY (WSLS10) – Roanoke County school administrators say it’s a not a right, but a privilege to play. The Roanoke County School Board is researching and considering a random drug test policy for its student-athletes. Salem and Botetourt County schools already have a similar policy in place.
MARIETTA – Marietta city employees will be subject to drug and alcohol testing as part of the city’s new policy this year. Councilman Cindy Oxender, R-At large, expressed to city council Thursday that though as an elected official she is not required to also participate, as chairwoman of the Employee Relations Committee, she wanted to set the example by voluntarily participating in the urinalysis program Friday.
CHARLESTON, WV – Parents put a great deal of trust in the person behind the wheel when they load their kids on the bus and send them to school. Before a bus driver is hired in West Virginia they have to pass a drug and alcohol test and a background check.
The Security Augmentation Force (SAF) was designed to provide protective security services to governmental agencies, businesses, educational institutions, religious organizations, and local authorities with a well vetted SAF who are licensed, credentialed, insured, and highly trained to provide these unique personal and public safety services. The SAF’s mission is to prevent, detect, and deter any acts of communicated threats, violence, and/or the potential threat of an inspired act of terrorism, whether it be foreign or domestic, from happening at these entities.
Following the tragedies of school massacres such as those at Columbine High School in 1999, Virginia Tech in 2007, Northern Illinois University in 2008, Tucson shooting in 2011, Newton-Connecticut in 2012, the Washington Navy Yard in 2013, the 2015 shootings of news Reporter Allison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward earlier this year in Virginia, to the tragedy school shooting at the Oregon Umpqua Community College, and most recent San Bernardino, CA shootings has reignited the intense debate about gun control and gun violence legislation and the rights movement to bear arms in accordance with the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution.
C U CLEAR receives official word from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) of its award selection to conduct background screening services.
DENVER (CBS4)– Bus drivers working for school districts are required to undergo testing for alcohol and drugs. But this week, one school bus driver crashed the bus she was driving and admitted to taking prescription drugs.
WANTAGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An air traffic controller in Westbury, Long Island has been charged with illegally carrying weapons and possessing crystal meth. Police arrested Breen Peck, 52, during a traffic stop in Wantagh at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators say Peck confessed to carrying two loaded guns without a permit. They said they found the crystal meth in his pants pocket.
WASHINGTON — A presidential visit to Atlanta for a briefing on the Ebola crisis last year turned into a black eye for the Secret Service when it was later revealed that an armed contractor with a criminal record was in an elevator with President Barack Obama.
Over the last several years, Maryville City Schools has lost several former student athletes to drug overdoses. Most notably, Aaron Douglas, a freshman All-America at the University of Tennessee who died from an overdose at a house party in Fernandina Beach, Fla., in 2011.