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Tennessee SRO Opens Camp for Special Needs Girls

After a school resource officer with the Nashville Metro Police Department learned a girl with special needs at her school was being held out of a camp sponsored in part by the local FOP, she decided to spend her own money and time to create a camp for girls like her.

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New Mexico SRO Resigns After Video Surfaces of Him Shoving 11-Year-Old Girl

A school resource officer with the Farmington (NM) Police Department has tendered his resignation after video surfaced of him shoving an 11-year-old girl into a wall and then restraining her on the ground.

Florida Sheriff's Office Unveils Specially Skinned Patrol Vehicle

When the Putnam County (FL) Sheriff's Office made the determination that a replacement vehicle was more financially sound than continuing to maintain one of its aging patrol cars, they enlisted the assistance of students from a local high school to come up with a design for the exterior paint.

Florida Officer Dragged by Car at Elementary School Drop-Off

A school police officer was dragged by a vehicle after the driver was asked to move her vehicle because it was blocking a school crosswalk.

Arkansas Police Chief Takes Pay Cut to Add School Resource Officer

The chief of police for the Palestine (AR) Police Department is being praised for giving up part of his paycheck to ensure that the department could add a full-time school resource officer at the local K-12 public school.

Florida SRO Fired After Arresting 6- and 8-Year-Old Children

A school resource officer with the Orlando (FL) Police Department who reportedly arrested two children—a six-year-old and an eight year-old—without first getting approval from a watch commander has been fired from the department.

Preventing School Shootings is Everybody's Business

Earlier this week, we reported on two separate incidents in which police in California arrested four teens—three in the first case, one in the second—possibly preventing two school shootings. You want to know another great way to prevent active killers in schools? Stop glorifying those atrocities and the sick murderers who commit them.

California SRO Prevents Woman's Suicide

An officer with the Los Angeles School Police Department was patrolling a high school campus in preparation for a football game when he received word that a woman atop a nearby building was threatening to jump to her death.

Once a Shelter Dog, K-9 Joins Alabama Police Department

A dog that was once in peril of being put down at a Georgia animal shelter is now a K-9 with the Headland (AL) Police Department.

Colorado School Resource Officer Helps Boy Walk

Officer Brad Gagon built a strength trainer to help a boy with cerebral palsy practice walking.