Detroit schools are reassessing the role of school police

Oct 20, 2020
After a summer of protests, the city has created a task force to reconsider the function and funding for its school police force.
A group of students in Detroit consider how they would want their city’s schools to rethink their budget at an event hosted by a youth group called Detroit Heals Detroit.
Beenish Ahmed

Men with guns in schools: Resource officers

Mar 14, 2013
One popular response to the school massacre in Connecticut was a call to put armed guards in all schools. Thousands of schools already have them.

The costs and the limits of school security

Dec 19, 2012
Schools are willing to spend to make schools safe, but security systems aren't a panacea.