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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.

Fla. Deputy Wrestles Gator

March 25, 2013
A Lake County (Fla.) Sheriff's Deputy Jessica McGregor 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. Read the full story here.

N.Y. Cop Resigns Over Accidental Discharge at High School

March 18, 2013
The veteran Lloyd (N.Y.) Police officer who accidentally fired his service weapon in a high school hallway has resigned after an internal investigation faulted him for the incident.

SRO Program Suspended After Accidental Discharge at High School

March 7, 2013
A New York school district suspended its resource officer (SRO) program Tuesday, after an officer's gun accidentally discharged in a high school hallway.

Ga. SRO Disarms Suspect in Middle School Shooting

January 31, 2013
An off-duty Georgia police officer working as a school resource officer disarmed and detained a student who is suspected of shooting a 14-year-old classmate in the head.

Fla. Mom Pays for Deputy at Child's School

January 22, 2013
Laura Lauria has paid the Flagler County School District upfront for the cost of a deputy to staff Old Kings Elementary for about two months starting Jan. 14. The mother made a "verbal commitment" to pay for the deputy for the rest of the year after that, Superintendent Janet Valentine told the news outlet.

S.C. SRO Saves Student After Asthma Attack

January 21, 2013
Richland County (S.C.) Sheriff Leon Lott recognized Dent Middle School Resource Officer (SRO) Donna Tucker on Wednesday for her quick actions that helped save a student's life.

Obama Proposes $150M for SROs in Schools

January 17, 2013
President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to reduce gun violence on Wednesday. Although much of it focused on closing background check loopholes and banning "military-style assault weapons" and high-capacity magazines, there were several points specific to school security.

Ind. Legislators Want More SROs in Schools

January 9, 2013
The legislation, filed by Sen. Pete Miller (R-Ind.), would set aside $10 million for the Indiana Safe School Fund that could be leveraged by local school corporations to hire trained law enforcement officers as school resource officers (SROs).

Tenn. Sheriff Gets $2M To Hire Deputies

December 5, 2012
The Shelby County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office will get $2 million to hire new deputies as it takes over the responsibilities of 25 school resource officers when Memphis City Schools merges with Shelby County Schools in 2013.

Lawsuit: N.M. Cop TASERed Boy at Career Day

November 1, 2012
A New Mexico officer TASERed a 10-year-old-boy after he refused to wash his patrol car at a school career fair, claims a lawsuit from the boy's legal guardian.

Speedo-Wearing Utah Officer Reinstated

June 22, 2012
A Provo City school resource officer terminated for stripping down to a green Speedo at a school birthday party has been reinstated and will now be wearing a holster and a gun around his waist instead.

SRO Appeals Firing for Flashing Speedo

June 6, 2012
A school resource officer with the Provo (Utah) Police Department has appealed his department's decision to fire him for flashing a green speedo and dancing suggestively at a school secretary's birthday party.

District Votes to Keep Immigration Officers Off Campuses

March 23, 2012
The board of the Roaring Fork School District in Carbondale, Colo., voted this month to ask local police departments not to assign to its schools officers who participate in federal immigration enforcement activities.

SRO Ends Student Fight with TASER

January 13, 2012
A school resource officer with the Kernersville (N.C.) PD used a TASER to subdue a student when two students began swinging at each other Monday at East Forsyth High School.

Off-Duty Houston SRO Beat Up Defending Homeless Man

January 11, 2012
A Houston Independent School District police officer was injured Tuesday while attempting to help a homeless man during a robbery at a gas station.

Video: N.M. SRO Handcuffed Autistic Boy

November 28, 2011
An Albuquerque Public Schools officer who used handcuffs on an autistic 7-year-old has been placed on paid leave, and the incident has sparked a debate about how to restrain children.

Albuquerque Student Handcuffed

November 28, 2011
An Albuquerque Public Schools officer who used handcuffs on an autistic 7-year-old has been placed on paid leave.

Ill. SRO Removed for Role In Sexting Case

November 21, 2011
A Lake Forest Police officer has been removed from Deer Path Middle School for his role in a sexting scandal that resulted in the resignation of the principal.
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