School Resource Officers (SROs)

Read: Berkeley High School Grapples with Role of SROs in School Safety

Berkeley High School Grapples with Role of SROs in School Safety

School board debates the duties provided by the campus SRO and if more officers are necessary.

Read: Tip to School Officer Lands Family Member of Student in Jail for Sexual Abuse

Tip to School Officer Lands Family Member of Student in Jail for Sexual Abuse

A Washington City truck driver is facing five counts of first-degree felony sexual assault thanks to a tip provided by a student to a school resource manager.

Read: Assistant Principal Tackles Middle School Shooter, Saves Lives

Assistant Principal Tackles Middle School Shooter, Saves Lives

An unidentified sixth grader allegedly fired multiple shots into his middle school’s ceiling. The suspect’s father says it was a “cry for help.”

Read: Interacting with Autism: A School Resource Officer Approach

Interacting with Autism: A School Resource Officer Approach

School police officers must be able to recognize traits associated with autism, as well as adopt strategies that can foster positive interactions with students with special needs.

Read: Interacting with Students with Autism: Tips for Law Enforcement and Security Pros

Interacting with Students with Autism: Tips for Law Enforcement and Security Pros

A state-certified instructor and sergeant discusses strategies that foster positive encounters between LEOs and students with autism.

Read: Fair-Oak Elementary SRO Fired Amid Homeland Security Investigation

Fair-Oak Elementary SRO Fired Amid Homeland Security Investigation

The former SRO has been named as a suspect in a criminal sexual conduct investigation involving a minor under 16 years of age.

Read: How to Establish Yourself and Find Allies as a K-12 Title IX Coordinator

How to Establish Yourself and Find Allies as a K-12 Title IX Coordinator

Forging relationships with civil rights groups, union leaders, SROs and the PTO, just to name a few, can help create a place for Title IX in your district.

Read: Opinion: Knee-Jerk Removal of Police from Schools Might Not Make Students Safer

Opinion: Knee-Jerk Removal of Police from Schools Might Not Make Students Safer

Any change to the deployment of campus police should be thoughtfully considered and carefully monitored by law enforcement, school staff and parents.

Read: UPDATE: Watson Chapel Junior High Shooting Victim Has Died

UPDATE: Watson Chapel Junior High Shooting Victim Has Died

The victim was airlifted to Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the 15-year-old suspect was found hiding behind a home near the school.

Read: Prince George’s County School Board Votes to Keep SROs

Prince George’s County School Board Votes to Keep SROs

A recent survey of staff, parents, students and community members found 82% believe SROs are important or very important in keeping schools safe.

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