Teacher Slightly Injured in Shooting near Crawford Elementary School in Russellville, Arkansas

Police report that a teacher was slightly injured by a round fired during near Crawford Elementary school around 5:00 P.M. last Thursday. According to Russellville police spokesman Drew Latch, the shooting happened after students had left for the day. Latch said the victim did not require hospital treatment and they do not believe that the teacher or students were intended victims.

As this and a number of our recent blogs demonstrate, community crime near schools can have a significant impact on school safety as well as staff, student and parent perceptions relating to safety.

About Michael Dorn

Michael Dorn serves as the Executive Director of Safe Havens International, a non-profit school safety center. The author of 27 books on school safety, Michael’s campus safety work has taken him to 11 countries over the past 34 years.