In The Media
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.
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.
Street cop to school resource officer is “very radical change” — NASRO to NBC Chicago
“Coming from being on the street or being an investigator into the school environment is a very radical change.”
That’s part of what NASRO executive director Mo Canady told NBC Chicago, as he explained why specialized training for school resource officers is essential.
New school resource officers must receive specialized training immediately — NASRO to WBAL TV, Baltimore
“I would like to see our partners from the various counties within Maryland come together, and let’s get the training started. We’ve got to start that training as soon as the school year ends.”
As law enforcement agencies across Maryland recruit new school resource officers,