School Resource Officers (SROs)

Read: Illinois: Summit Police Officer Named School Resource Officer of the Year

Illinois: Summit Police Officer Named School Resource Officer of the Year

The SRO of the Year and several other award winners will be recognized at NASRO’s National School Safety Conference on July 15.

Read: The Death of George Floyd 4 Years Later

The Death of George Floyd 4 Years Later

On the fourth anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, we are re-running the letter USC DPS Chief John Thomas sent to his campus community addressing this tragedy and racism in America.

Read: Texas Schools Still Struggling to Meet Armed Officer Requirements

Texas Schools Still Struggling to Meet Armed Officer Requirements

Eight months after Texas schools were told they must have an armed officer in each building, many districts are still floundering to comply.

Read: Police Officer Hiring Increased in 2023

Police Officer Hiring Increased in 2023

After four years of decline, U.S. police departments have reported a year-over-year increase in sworn officers.

Read: Addressing the School E-Cigarette and Vaping Epidemic

Addressing the School E-Cigarette and Vaping Epidemic

Vaping and e-cigarette use threatens student health and academic achievement and is draining precious school resources. Here’s how human interventions and technologies can help address the problem.

Read: Reacting with More Law Enforcement Is Not the Way to Secure Schools

Reacting with More Law Enforcement Is Not the Way to Secure Schools

A former Secret Service agent shares his thoughts on what he thinks will improve school and student safety.

Read: Police and Security Officers Keep Leaving Their Guns in School Bathrooms

Police and Security Officers Keep Leaving Their Guns in School Bathrooms

There have been several recent incidents involving armed officers who forgot to take their guns with them after using the bathroom on a K-12 campus.

Read: Indiana School Protection Officer Fired After Leaving Gun in Bathroom

Indiana School Protection Officer Fired After Leaving Gun in Bathroom

The gun that was left in the school bathroom was discovered by a student.

Read: Minnesota Passes Law Allowing SROs to Use Prone Restraints

Minnesota Passes Law Allowing SROs to Use Prone Restraints

Additionally, the law also requires officers who work in Minnesota public schools to receive specialized training and certification.

Read: Report: 10 Essential Actions to Improve School Safety

Report: 10 Essential Actions to Improve School Safety

Here are the recommendations from COPS on school safety and a summary of their findings.

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