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Removing Officers from Schools is a Bad Idea

Activists want SROs out of schools and that could lead to really dangerous outcomes for some students.

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Editorial: Endangering Students and Teachers

The movement to remove officers from schools will only lead to more violence on campus and more victims for active shooters.

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.

Video: Parkland School Shooter Attacks Deputy in Jail

Nikolas Cruz, 21, faces four charges in the Nov. 13, 2018, attack on Sgt. Ray Beltran, 42, in the Broward County Main Jail in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

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.

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.

Off-Duty Officers Dropping Off Their Kids were First on Scene at School Shooting

The officers ran toward the sound of gunfire, providing life-saving first aid to the victims, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said.

Sheriff: Deputies Responded to CA School Shooting in 2 Minutes

The first units arrived within two minutes and encountered six patients with gunshot wounds in the school’s quad after a student opened fire on other students and then turned the gun on himself, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.

IACP 2019: BodyWorn by Utility Debuts Active Shooter Response Technology

BodyWorn by Utility Inc. has announced the unveiling of Active Shooter Response Technology (ASRT). The company says when it's installed in schools, businesses, stores, and other locations, ASRT provides real-time detection and location reporting of gunshots to reduce response time to active shooter events.

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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.