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Maryland SRO Fatally Shot Himself at School

November 12, 2018
A Baltimore County police officer working as a school resource officer at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, MD, fatally shot himself Monday, according to Baltimore County Police.

Guidance Counselor Punches New York Officer at School

October 25, 2018
A guidance counselor at Grover Cleveland High School in Queens was arrested on Wednesday for punching a police officer in the face during a dispute inside the school.

SRO Arrests Student who Stabbed Teacher in the Chest with Butcher Knife

October 23, 2018
A School Resource Officer at a Gwinnett County, GA, middle school took a 13-year-old student into custody for stabbing a teacher with a butcher's knife at Trickum Middle School.

Why Schools Should Teach Students about Policing and Constitutional Law

October 19, 2018
I've long held the belief that a year-long civics class should be a requirement nationwide. Further, these classes should include more than just the basic structure of government. Curriculum should incorporate Constitutional Law and Supreme Court cases related to the Fourth and Eighth amendments, as well as police policies, procedures, and practices.

Training School Teachers and Administrators to Respond to Active Killers

October 12, 2018
Very few people who get into teaching have the mental, emotional, or physical fortitude to use deadly force when under imminent threat. However, every teacher should receive some level of active shooter response training—everyone should have at least some idea of what to do in an attack.

IACP 2018: Illinois SRO Named Officer of the Year for Preventing School Shooting

October 10, 2018
Dallas left the athletic director’s office and began chasing Milby, according to Illinois State Police. The teen ran toward his car and fired shots toward Dallas who returned fire, striking Milby in the right hip and right shoulder, the State Journal-Register reports.

Maryland School Board Ponders Question of Arming School Resource Officers

October 4, 2018
Currently, Baltimore SROs are allowed to carry their service weapon while patrolling the exterior of a school building before and after school hours. But they are required to store their weapons in a secure location during the school day.

California SRO Attacked by Student and Disarmed of Baton

September 24, 2018
San Jacinto High School had just let out when the officer started to break up a fight near campus. He was soon swarmed with students, and it appeared some of the students tried to pull off a boy who allegedly tackled the officer to the ground.

How the Bond between Cops and Kids Might Help Solve the Police Recruitment Crisis

September 21, 2018
Many police departments have a pop-up tent, a folding table, and a bunch of knick-knacks with the department badge or logo to give away during street festivals and other events. This is a very passive recruitment tool, and arguably a giant waste of time and resources. Where the real recruitment opportunities exist are in the day-to-day contact between young people and the police officers who serve their communities.

High School Kids Surprise SRO with Awesome "Thank You"

September 20, 2018
When an SRO is really active and really successful, kids will go out of their way to not only talk with him or her, but to thank them for their service. Just ask Officer Mitch, who works at Heritage High School in the San Francisco Bay Area. The way the kids there said thanks was truly EPIC — watch the video to see what they did.

SRO Bailout Bag Essentials

September 10, 2018
Are you ready for an active shooter call? SRO Rich Portwood takes you through his recommendations for what you need in your bailout bag.

Ohio SRO Placed on Leave for 'Arcing' TASER to Wake Sleeping Student

September 7, 2018
An officer with the Smithville (OH) Police Department has been placed on unpaid leave after reportedly "arcing" her TASER to wake a sleeping student.

Connecticut Police Detonate "Pressure Cooker" Device Found Near Elementary School

August 31, 2018
Officers with the Meriden (CT) Police Department were called to investigate a reported suspicious package not far from Israel Putnam Elementary School in Meriden Thursday morning. They discovered what they called a "pressure cooker type device" and initiated a "shelter-in-place" until the bomb squad could detonate the device.

3 Texas Students Arrested for Allegedly Threatening School Shooting

August 23, 2018
Police arrested three boys—each one 17 years of age—after a student overheard them discussing detailed plans to coordinate an active shooting at the school involving explosives and firearms.

NASRO Honors Officers, Agencies, and Educators

July 2, 2018
The National Association of School Resource Officers presented awards to school resource officers, agencies, and educators at its national School Safety Conferenc in Reno, NV.

Father of Student Murdered by Parkland Shooter Calls for National School Safety Standards

June 28, 2018
At a news conference Wednesday in Washington, DC, Schacter announced that the Foundation is working with some of the nation's leading law enforcement organizations.

Hawaii Officer Named SRO of the Year

June 26, 2018
Officer Marvin Tevaga of the Maui Police Department has been named the Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year.

How to Stop School Shootings

June 7, 2018

There are many things we can do to prevent school shootings, but only one thing can stop the shooter once he/she starts firing…and that's law enforcement response.

SRO Injured in Texas School Shooting Released from Hospital

June 7, 2018
Santa Fe Independent School District Officer John Barnes, who was critically injured in the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas last month, was discharged from the hospital Wednesday

AG Sessions to Address School Resource Officers at NASRO Conference

June 1, 2018
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to address school resource officers (SROs) from around the nation June 25, during the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) School Safety Conference in Reno, NV.
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