In The Media
School Resource Officers have many options beside force — New Journal & Guide
“SROs are not responsible for school discipline. We are there primarily to secure the school and to ensure the safety of the students and staff. Even in the most challenging situation, including a non-compliant student, there are other resources to respond to the situation other than force.” That’s what NASRO first vice president Don Bridges told the New Journal and Guide newspaper for a story about the roles of school resource officers.
School resource officers “greatest thing since sliced bread” — NPR
NASRO first vice president Don Bridges told “Morning Edition” host Linda Wertheimer that school resource officers are “the greatest thing since sliced bread” during an interview on the NPR news show Nov. 12. Don went on to explain how carefully selected,
School resource officer must be one of department’s best — NASRO to CBS News
A school resource officer “has to be one of the best officers in your department,” NASRO executive director Mo Canady told the CBS News website “48 Hours’ Crimesider.” “They’re going to be among your most visible officers, and your most-well known in the community.”
School resource officer recommends active listening — CBS 2 Los Angeles
NASRO regional director Rudy Perez told CBS 2 Los Angeles that willfully defiant students need to be provided with active listeners and not threats of physical violence.
“Start listening to to why he’s doing it,” Perez told the TV station.
NASRO: More school police don’t mean more arrests — TIME Magazine
“There’s no way law enforcement referrals can be up if SROs are doing the job the right and way and building relationships,” NASRO executive director Mo Canady told a “TIME magazine” reporter.
“Numbers [for juvenile arrests] are down overall,