The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) is dedicated to providing the highest quality of training to school-based law enforcement officers to promote safer schools and safer children. NASRO, the world’s leader in school-based policing, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1991 with an unrelenting commitment to school safety. Learn more about NASRO and school policing.
School resource officers, law enforcement officers, school administrators, school board members, school safety professionals and others interested in protecting schools enjoy many benefits, including those listed below. Join or renew now!
In addition, membership dues help NASRO continue its global advocacy of school policing and best practices. Join or renew now!
NASRO’s Basic SRO course has undergone a massive re-write in the last two years, and the new course is packed with updated, valuable information, including: The Teen Brain, Social Media, Human Trafficking, Violence and Victimization, and Developing Successful Relationships with Diverse Students. If it has been more than three years since you attended the NASRO Basic SRO course, we strongly urge you to consider returning to take the new course. NASRO is offering a $100 discount to anyone who has taken the NASRO Basic SRO Course previously. Basic Course Scholarship Application
“Law enforcement can’t do it alone, the schools can’t do it alone, it takes a collaborative effort between the schools and and the community, listening to each other. And not only listening, but acting upon the things they hear and being open with one another and communicating problems within their community.”
“We have officers that are going to be sent into schools in September. We can’t send those officers in the schools without being trained.” NASRO president Don Bridges made that point in an interview with WUSA 9, DC, for a story about our Basic SRO course going on right now in Maryland.
May 15, 2018 – HOOVER, Ala. – The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) – the world’s leader in school policing – will conduct its Basic School Resource Officer (SRO) Course in Baltimore County,
April 26, 2018 – HOOVER, Ala. – School resource officers (SROs) and others will learn ways students are hiding and using alcohol and drugs on campuses during the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) school safety conference in Reno,
“I’ve spent a lot of time with our members … rarely does one of those officers need more than five fingers on one had to count how many students he’s arrested in a school year.”
That’s one of the things NASRO executive director Mo Canady said to debunk claims that hiring school resource officers means more students will be referred to the juvenile justice system.