Tagged: police


The Need for Police Demilitarization

By Kalin Vassilev | Sept. 15, 2014, 12:56 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The events of St. Louis show a very disturbing reality that contradicts this purpose, and something must be done to change the police force before any more Americans suffer as a result.


Blair student tased, restrained by police officer during school

By Rachel Auerbach | April 19, 2013, midnight | In Local »

A Montgomery County Police Officer tased a female Blair freshman in the courtyard outside the Student Activity Center (SAC) during fifth period Thursday, after the student allegedly assaulted the officer.


TechnoLogical: Social media: a crime stopper

By Jack Estrin | Jan. 7, 2013, 12:37 p.m. | In News Blog »

Many police forces all around the country are using social media pages to investigate criminal activity.


Increase in drug busts at Blair

By Caroline Gabriel | Dec. 19, 2012, 9:20 p.m. | In Local »

There have been ten reported drug-related incidents involving Blair students since the beginning of this school year, according to Security Team Leader Kathleen Greene. This is already an increase from last year, during which there were only five reported "serious incidents" related to drugs, according to the School Safety and Security At a Glance report.


Budget cuts beat progress

By Saaraa Farooq | May 25, 2012, 11:10 p.m. | In News Blog »

Substance abuse is a growing problem among adolescents and it needs immediate action for prevention and treatment. According to Teen Health, in the past year, 70.6 percent of high school students admitted to alcohol usage.


From handcuffs to hallways

By NoahGrace Bauman | June 8, 2011, 4:16 p.m. | In Print Features »

Conducting blood pattern analyses, chasing suspects on motorbike, and finding bullet trajectories seems more like a day in the life of an actor on CSI, not of the security guard who patrols Blair's back halls. But just a few years ago Maureen Walsh was documenting homicides and dodging bullets for the Washington, D.C., Police Department.


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