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North Carolina Police Officer Named National School Resource Officer of the Year

July 7, 2015
The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) presented its Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year Award to Cpl. Shane Woodall of the Rockingham Sheriff's Department in Wentworth, N.C., today as part of its 25th anniversary NASRO School Safety Conference.

Violent Crime Expert to Keynote 25th Annual School Policing Conference

May 6, 2015
Retired Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, U.S. Army (Ret.), will open NASRO's 25th annual School Safety Conference, which will take place July 5–10 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla.

Teacher Credited With Stopping Shooter at Washington High School

April 27, 2015
A popular teacher at North Thurston High school in Lacey, Wash., is being credited with stopping an active shooter on campus Monday morning.

Baltimore Delegation Rejects Guns in Schools for Police

March 10, 2015
Officers in the Baltimore school system's police force won't be able to carry guns inside schools any time soon. The city's delegation effectively killed legislation that would have lifted the prohibition.

Minnesota Officer Faces Sentencing on ID Theft Conviction

February 2, 2015
The 38-year-old female school resource officer was convicted last year of using someone else's identity to funnel money to her boyfriend, who authorities say is a gang member in prison.

Plan for Boston School Police to Carry Pepper Spray Halted

November 6, 2014
Interim Boston School Superintendent John McDonough announced Wednesday night that he was halting efforts to equip school police with pepper spray, saying it might “drive a wedge between our students and the school police.”

Ohio SRO Subdues Student Carrying Concealed Pistol

September 23, 2014
A 15-year-old Akron, Ohio, high School student armed with a loaded semi-automatic pistol struggled with a police officer inside the school Monday morning before being subdued and arrested.

National Association of School Resource Officers Meet in California

July 28, 2014
At the annual meeting of the National Association of School Resource Officers in La Quinta, Calif., last week, school-based officers crowded into multiple sessions on a theme hardly pondered by earlier generations, the active shooter.

National Association of School Resource Officers Announces Award Recipients

July 9, 2014
The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) has announced recipients of its annual awards, recognizing excellence in school-based policing. The association will present the awards at its annual conference, July 13-18, in La Quinta, Calif.

Philly School Officer Dies of Apparent Heart Attack After Breaking Up Fight

June 3, 2014
The School District of Philadelphia told WTXF TV that the school staff found Giles unresponsive from an unknown medical emergency in the bathroom on Monday afternoon.

"Columbine Effect"-- A Report on Copycat School Violence

May 5, 2014
Minneapolis Star Tribune Reports on copycat school violence patterned after the 1999 Columbine school shootings.

ACLU Wants Less-Lethal Weapon Ban in Texas Schools

February 18, 2014
The state's education commissioner should ban the use of Tasers, pepper spray, and other "less-than-lethal" weapons in all public schools, according to a request delivered this week from the ACLU and six other civil rights groups.

SRO’s Quick Response Saved Lives at Colo. School

December 16, 2013
Much of the credit for limiting the carnage from Pierson’s attack on Arapahoe High is being lauded upon an Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputy who serves as the school’s resource officer.

Getting Schooled

December 4, 2013
In the hierarchy of transgressions, we never pay more than when we pay for the unsatisfactory explanation. Sometimes it’s smart to be smart, act smart, and explain accordingly.

Ga. Schools Consider Arming SROs With AR-15s

October 1, 2013
Three Gainsville, Ga., schools are considering arming their school resource officers with a Colt AR-15 rifle to harden response to a possible active shooter. Under the plan, a Colt 6920 M4 carbine would be placed inside a safe at each of the schools.

DOJ Awards $45M to Hire School Resource Officers

October 1, 2013
For its annual COPS hiring grants, the U.S. Department of Justice gave priority to agencies planning to hire more school resource officers and military veterans. Nearly $45 million was awarded to fund 356 new SRO positions.

Fla. SRO Delivers Baby

August 26, 2013
Officer Natasha Richardson escorted Marie Lys Colin into the school's front office, after the mother went into contractions while picking up her 7-year-old son from Fairway Elementary.

Ark. AG: Arming of Teachers Not Permitted

August 5, 2013
A state board that licenses private security agencies doesn't have the authority to allow school districts to employ educators and staff as security personnel, according to a legal opinion from Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel.

NRA Report Argues for Weapons Training for School Personnel

April 2, 2013
The School Shield Initiative task force recommended improved training for school resource officers and a training program for designated school personnel that wish to be armed. The model for both, as outlined in the report, involves 40 to 60 hours of comprehensive instruction.

Video: Fla. SRO Wrestles Gator at Middle School

March 25, 2013
A Lake County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy captured a seven-foot alligator that had crawled on to the grounds of the middle school where she was assigned as a school resource officer.
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