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Violence Rising in VA City's Schools After Removal of SROs

“I’m pleading with the City Council this evening that we reinstate our school resource officers immediately,” said Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., Superintendent of Schools, Alexandria.

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Back to School (Shootings, Mask-Mandates, and Boisterous Board Meetings)

Regardless of the situation, cops across the country will be called upon to keep kids safe in school as young people return to campus for the 2021-2022 school year.

Albuquerque Officer Named SRO of the Year

“Each of the experienced educators who nominated Officer (Miguel “Mick”) Rael commented that they have never seen an SRO who is as available and committed to students, staff and the community as he is,” said NASRO executive director Mo Canady.

Indiana County Disarms School Resource Officers

Making students feel welcome when they walk into school is a key reason some board members gave for voting to disarm their school resource officers.

Off-Duty Florida Officer Swims into Rip Current to Rescue 4 Children

"Officer Anthony Giorgio pretty quickly assessed just how bad this was about to get and took off at a dead sprint. He entered the water along with another man, Coast Guard Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Reece Raxter. They fought the chop and rip current to reach the kids."

TN Officer Cleared in Shooting of Student who Brought Gun to High School

Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen said Knoxville police officer Jonathon Clabough was justified under the state’s self-defense law in the April 12 shooting of 17-year-old Anthony J. Thompson Jr. at Austin-East Magnet High School.

Knoxville SRO Wounded in School Shooting Recovering After Surgery

When officers entered the bathroom, the student fired at them, striking Officer Adam Wilson, and was hit and killed by return fire from police, said David Rausch, director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

California Teacher Sues His Union Over Its Calls to Defund Police

Just last year, United Teachers Los Angeles, a teachers union in the area, released a research paper on steps needed to safely reopen public schools and expressed the need to free up additional funding by defunding the police.

Black Florida SRO Fired Over Using N-Word

Officer Delvin White, who served in a local middle school, was fired for “violations of policy that prohibit discriminatory conduct,” said a news release. He was an eight-year veteran of the department.

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Los Angeles School Board Votes to Cut 70 Officers, Reallocate Funds

“My question to you is, who’s going to take up the role of school safety if you eliminate all of the security guards, your police force, that is there to protect the students,” one attendee said.

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