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The Peppermill Resort
2707 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

The Peppermill Resort offers three options of room rates.  The North/West Tower rate is $109.00 (plus taxes) per night. The Peppermill Tower rate is $130.00 (plus taxes) per night.  The Tuscany All-Suite Tower rate is $159.00 plus taxes per night.  Room rates include self parking and use of the airport shuttle.

Make your room reservations now!  To secure a room please call 1-866-821-9996 and use code “ANASR-2” or visit the hotel’s website by clicking here.  You must use the link or call for the code to work.

Reservations must be made by May 31, 2018, or before the group rooms are sold out. Prevailing rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first. Rooms are subject to availability.



Early Bird Registration Rate: Register AND PAY by January 1, 2018, for just $450 per person.

Regular Registration Rate (January 2 – April 30): $500 for NASRO members and $550 for non-members.

Late Registration Rate (beginning May 1): $575 for NASRO members and $625 for non-members.



Any cancellation or transfer requests must be e-mailed to Mike Couey at  If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation.  A $50 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed.  A $25 transfer fee will be charged for any course location or attendee transfer. Cancellations made on or after June 1, 2018, or no-shows, will forfeit all registration fees.

NASRO reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If NASRO cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of NASRO, you are entitled to a full refund. NASRO is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellations. If NASRO cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.


Basic SRO Course (40 hours) The Basic course begins on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. 

Advanced SRO Course (24 hours)

SRO Supervisors and Management (24 hours)

School CPTED (24 hours)



Basic Digital Threat Assessment Training (8 hours).  Sunday, June 24, 2018. Pre-registration is required.  


NASRO will offer breakout training sessions that are highly relevant to SROs  and educators, and these sessions are conducted by experts in the field.









June 24-29, 2018

Experience THE world’s leader in school-based policing. With breakout sessions and keynote addresses from nationally renowned trainers and global networking opportunities, the National School Safety Conference will leave you wanting more. Register today!


 Jennifer Powers, Oh, shift!

Jennifer Powers, MA, MCC, is a highly sought after coach, trainer, and author. She is a leading expert in helping professionals improve their confidence and competence so they can live and work at their full potential. Jennifer founded her coaching and speaking practice in 2005. Since then she has coached hundreds of professionals, executives and entrepreneurs and has delivered powerful keynote addresses to over 250,000 people around the globe. In January of 2016, Jennifer received her MCC (Master Certified Coach), the highest earned credential from the International Coach Federation, which puts her in the top 4% of coaches worldwide. With clients on five continents, the energy and excitement Jennifer brings to her work is contagious as she inspires change in the lives and businesses of her clients across the world. For more information and resources visit and


Bernie James, J.D., Professor of Law at Pepperdine University (CA)

Bernie James, a professor at Pepperdine University, is a contributing editor to the NASRO Journal of School Safety. He specializes in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, and Education Law, and is the author of the textbook Education Policy and the Law: Cases and Commentary and numerous articles on law, education, and religion. He lectures in the United States and Canada on constitutional issues and serves as a commentator for the national and local media discussing U.S. Supreme Court decisions.


Lt. Brian Murphy

Lt. Brian Murphy began his law enforcement career in 1980, while in the United States Marine Corp. Upon leaving the Marine Corp. in 1985, Lt. Murphy worked for the United Nations, the Jefferson (WI) Sheriff’s Department, and served with the Oak Creek Police Department for more than 22 years. In August 2012, Lt. Murphy was the first responding officer to the massacre at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, WI, which left 6 dead and another 3 wounded. Lt. Murphy was shot 15 times during the gunfight with the suspect. Lt. Murphy has been recognized on both a state and national level for his actions. Murphy will provide a debriefing of the incident and share how he fought back to active duty and inspire everyone to “never give up.”


Elizabeth Bleil and Melissa Stroebel, Facebook & Thorn

Elizabeth Bleil is a program and partnerships manager on the Online Safety team at Facebook. She works with cross-industry and non-profit partners to build safety programs that protect users as well as support victims of online crimes. Elizabeth believes that the internet and Facebook create amazing opportunities to connect people and build communities, and that by promoting safety education and supporting users, we allow people to do this more freely. With Online Safety, Elizabeth has analyzed abusive behavior, created support structures for victims of online crimes, and built out a program that allows Facebook to partner with global organizations to create safety campaigns that help protect the most vulnerable populations.

Melissa Stroebel is the Senior Program Manager at Thorn where she oversees programs, research, and key non-profit partnerships. Informed research collected in the field helps Thorn, and its partners, remain on the cutting edge of the fight against child sexual exploitation. Thorn’s recent strategic research initiatives have included: “Survivor Insights: The Role of Technology in Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking”; “Sextortion: Findings from a Survey of 1,631 Victims”; and a soon to be published examination of trends in the production and distribution of child sexual abuse material.  Contact her by e-mail at


Patrick Grady

Patrick Grady is a former educator who now travels throughout North America inspiring and encouraging individuals to do their best in all their endeavors.  He is the President & CEO of “TNT” – Patrick T. Grady & Company, the author of the book entitled, “Who Packs The Parachute?” and is the co-author of “Teen Power Too” and “Teen Power & Beyond.” He is dedicated to helping others to improve themselves through the use of each person’s individual talents, skills, abilities and mental attitude. Patrick is a premier trainer with Dr. Spencer Johnson’s organization based on the book, “Who Moved My Cheese?” and provides individuals with numerous keys to successful living.




The Twenty-Eighth Annual National School Safety Conference will be held June 24-29, 2018, in Reno, Nevada.  School resource officers, law enforcement officials, school security/safety personnel, educators, school board members, school administrators, and any professional with a commitment to school safety is invited to attend and is guaranteed to receive superior training and to take advantage of NASRO’s global networking opportunities. With nationally renowned keynote speakers and breakout trainers, this conference will incorporate the SRO triad concept of educator, informal counselor, and law enforcement.  Attendees can receive thirty hours of training; view an exhibit hall with the latest in products, technology and innovations; complete a NASRO Training course onsite at no additional charge; and interact with SROs, school administrators, sheriffs, and Chiefs of Police from across the United States and the world. Come for remarkable training, once-in-a-lifetime networking, and all the fun and excitement of NASRO’s National School Safety Conference!



  • Karaoke Night
  • Fourth Annual Cornhole Tournament
  • The opening Exhibit Hall reception, featuring a live magician and a balloon twister
  • An Exhibit Hall social media scavenger hunt
  • And more to come!

The “Just Kidding” program will be offered for children and spouses of conference attendees.

The conference will feature a sold out Exhibit Hall, raffles, and numerous networking opportunities.

For more information, call (888) 31-NASRO.

2018 Conference Sponsors





Our corporate sponsors provide us the opportunity to continue to provide the training, networking and professional development opportunities for our members that reflect the NASRO