School safety requires collaboration — NASRO to NPR’s “1A”
“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.”
Communities must not send police into schools without special school resource officer training — NASRO to WUSA TV
“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.
National organization offers school resource officer course in Baltimore County, Md.
Week-long course provides specialized training needed by newly assigned SROs
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,
High in plain sight: Expanded school safety conference session to examine teen substance abuse
One of several in-depth break-out sessions at June NASRO event in Reno
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,
Properly implemented school resource officer programs don’t increase student arrests — NASRO to Guns.com
“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.