Some districts that stopped using school resource officers in recent years are now reversing course

Oct 17, 2023
Schools with an SRO present report about 30% fewer violent offenses than those that don’t. But it’s not for free.
Students enter George Washington High School in Denver, where a school resource officer was  reinstated earlier this year.
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One school district’s attempt to keep students safe

Jun 28, 2022
“We have to do this,” says Dr. Scott Anzalone, former president of the local school board in Logan, Ohio.
"We've done everything possible to make sure security is tight without making kids more traumatized," says Dr. Scott Anazlone, former president of the Logan-Hocking School District in Ohio.
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