School Resource Officers

Read: Kentucky SROs Must Carry Guns Under New Law

Kentucky SROs Must Carry Guns Under New Law

The new requirement adds to a 2019 state law, which called for school resource officers in nearly each of its 1,500 public schools.

Read: Sandy Hook Promise Program: A School Safety Coordinator’s Viewpoint

Sandy Hook Promise Program: A School Safety Coordinator’s Viewpoint

Auburn City Schools implemented the Sandy Hook Promise program this year and its safety coordinator recommends others do, too. Here’s why.

Read: All Doors to Be Replaced at Amherst County Public Schools

All Doors to Be Replaced at Amherst County Public Schools

The Virginia school district is also in the process of installing vestibules in all schools to direct visitors to the main office.

Read: Parents of Great Mills High School Shooting Victim Sue District

Parents of Great Mills High School Shooting Victim Sue District

The lawsuit claims Jaelynn Willey’s ex-boyfriend repeatedly pushed, grabbed and yelled at her in front of school personnel.

Read: 13-Year-Old Boy Stabs Girl Inside Rockport Middle School

13-Year-Old Boy Stabs Girl Inside Rockport Middle School

The school was placed on lockdown as police searched for the stabbing suspect, who was later found by a resident hiding in nearby woods.

Read: LCR: Boston Public Schools Shared Over 135 Student Records with ICE

LCR: Boston Public Schools Shared Over 135 Student Records with ICE

According to Lawyers for Civil Rights, some of the student incident reports included non-violent disciplinary issues, including graffiti.

Read: Round Rock ISD to Transition to In-House Police Department

Round Rock ISD to Transition to In-House Police Department

The school district has partnered with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and Round Rock police officers for decades.

Read: More SROs, Counselors and Social Workers to Be Assigned to Arizona Schools

More SROs, Counselors and Social Workers to Be Assigned to Arizona Schools

The state’s school safety program will fund 116 SROs, 148 school counselors and 118 social workers across 14 counties.

Read: Georgia SRO Saves 6th Grader Choking on Bottle Cap

Georgia SRO Saves 6th Grader Choking on Bottle Cap

The SRO sprung into action after a student ran over to the teacher’s table during lunch to tell them his friend was choking.

Read: 22 Accidental Shootings on School Grounds Since 2012, AP Finds

22 Accidental Shootings on School Grounds Since 2012, AP Finds

The accidental shootings involved both law enforcement officers and armed teachers and the injured included officers, staff and students.

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