California School Guards to Receive Training Under New Law

All school security guards must undergo training from the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services under a bill signed by the governor.

SB 390 expands the current requirements. Right now, only security guards working more than 20 hours a week are required to get training.

The new rules will go into effect July 1, 2021. They apply to K-12 schools, community colleges, and charter schools.

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 79 percent of U.S. public schools experienced at least one incident of violence, theft, or other crime.

Read more at Patch


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