Violent crime expert to open national school safety conference
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April 15, 2019 — HOOVER, Ala. — A keynote address by one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime will open the 2019 National Association of School Resource Officers’ (NASRO) national school safety conference in Pigeon Forge,
Specialized training shouldn’t be optional for school resource officers — NASRO to Education Dive
“Despite the existence of multiple training opportunities, there’s a catch: NASRO’s training, along with that of several other organizations, is often optional — though (NASRO executive director) Canady said ‘it shouldn’t be.’”
That’s an excerpt from a story by Education Dive: K12 that looks at the importance of specialized training for school resource officers,
NASRO applauds Baltimore school board decision on arming police
Feb. 27, 2019 – Hoover, Ala. – The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) released a statement today applauding a decision by the Baltimore City Public Schools Board of School Commissioners to support proposed state legislation that would allow members of school police departments in Maryland to carry their service weapons at all times on school campuses.
One year after Parkland, NASRO trains school resource officers the same — WVTM TV
“I don’t know that anything has really changed about the role that an SRO plays from our perspective,” NASRO executive director Mo Canady told WVTM TV when asked how things might have changed since the Feb. 14, 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,
School resource officers prevent more incidents than public knows — NASRO to PoliceOne
“One of the things the public doesn’t see is how many SROs stop these kinds of situations (school shootings) before a round is ever fired. Through building relationships with students, SROs gain valuable intelligence and are able to investigate and stop these things before they ever become an issue.”
That’s just a part of what NASRO executive director Mo Canady shared with PoliceOne.com for a comprehensive article on the value,