school safety DeWine Signs Order Creating School Safety Center In Homeland Security By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 22, 2019 cleveland.com Governor Mike DeWine has signed an executive order creating the Ohio School Safety Center as a division of Ohio Homeland Security. State Says Drones Could Help Schools Improve Safety By Associated Press • Jun 21, 2018 The state crime lab is offering to use its drones to take aerial photos of Ohio schools that could help police respond to an active shooter or another emergency. Ohio Sets Up 24-Hour School Safety Tip Line By Associated Press • Dec 29, 2014 Ohio is offering a free anonymous tip line designed to alert local law enforcement officials to school safety issues. OSU, YSU, BGSU Get Bomb Dogs In Pilot Program By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Jun 9, 2014 Three universities are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs through a pilot program Ohio officials eventually hope to expand throughout the state's universities. State Funding Available For School Safety Projects By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Jan 13, 2014 The state Department of Transportation will award $4 million to Ohio schools this year for projects designed to help children from kindergarten through eighth grade walk or bike to school safely. Lawmakers Begin School Safety Hearings Tonight By Jim Letizia • Feb 12, 2013 An Ohio Senate committee opens hearing on safe schools tonight with a discussion of mental health and violence prevention. State Senate Committee To Take Up School Safety By Associated Press • Feb 7, 2013 An Ohio Senate committee plans to hold hearings on school safety matters beginning next week with a meeting focused on incident prevention and mental health.