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Michigan Teen Allegedly Assaults School Resource Officer

A high school student in Southfield, MI, was arrested earlier this week after allegedly assaulting a school resource officer.

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New Kentucky Law Requires SROs to Carry Guns

"I simply cannot ask a school resource officer to stop an armed gunman entering a school without them having the ability to not only achieve this mission, but also to protect themselves," Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, said during a press conference.

California Department Donates Traffic Safety Equipment to Local Schools

Officers with the La Mesa (CA) Police Department recently donated $3,000 worth of traffic safety equipment to six local elementary schools to help parents and teachers keep children safe during drop-off and pick-up from school.

Bill Requiring Armed SROs Clears Kentucky Senate

The Kentucky Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation Monday to require that police officers be armed when assigned to schools. The bill now goes to the House.

Indiana Department Receives 2 Donated Squads from Generous Residents

Two school resource officers with the Jasper (IN) Police Department are now outfitted with two patrol vehicles that were donated by a group of area residents who raised the money for the purchase and outfitting of the vehicles.

Connecticut SRO Saves Teens from Being Struck by Runaway SUV

In mid-December a school resource officer with the Bridgeport (CT) Police Department performed a spectacular act of heroism by preventing a driverless SUV from crashing into students that had just been let out of school.

School Officer Murdered while Working Security at San Antonio IHOP

The fight escalated, officials say, and moved outside to the parking lot. Police believe Martinez was assaulted in the frenzy and when the suspects tried to leave, two suspects in a car ran over the officer, pinning him beneath the vehicle. The suspects then fled the scene on foot.

Sheriff: FL SRO Pawned Sidearm, Brought Pellet Gun to Work

King allegedly gave excuses to investigators about why he did not have his service weapon, but later confessed he pawned the gun, as well as a ballistic vest assigned to him by the sheriff's office.

Wounded Wisconsin SRO Shoots Student After “Edged Weapon” Attack

A 16-year-old Oshkosh (WI) West High School student stabbed a school resource officer before the officer opened fire on the teen Tuesday morning, according to Oshkosh Police Chief Dean Smith.

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Wisconsin SRO Shoots Armed Student, Stops Threat

The suspect "would not remove his hands" from his pocket and ignored officers' commands, according to the police chief. Eventually, he said the student removed the handgun from his waistband and pointed it at officers.