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Can Police Officers Be Effective Mentors for At-Risk Youth?

Two years ago, Houston, Texas, Assistant Chief of Police Brian Lumpkin was assigned by Chief of Police Charles McClelland to increase and improve programming for the citizens of Houston. A federal funding opportunity through the Community Oriented Policin ...

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OrganizationInternational Association of Chiefs of Police
Journal or PublicationThe Police Chief: The Professional Voice of Law Enforce...

Excerpt: Communities of color have a long-standing history of inequitable treatment by the police in the U.S. In recent years, activists with the Black Lives Matter movement have helped to raise the profile of the destructive treatment of the black comm ...

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OrganizationNational Juvenile Justice Network
Journal or PublicationPublication

In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, communities, advocates, and policymakers across the country are proposing and already implementing different ways to address gun violence in our society—such as passing new gun control me ...

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OrganizationAmerican Bar Association (ABA)
Journal or PublicationSection of Litigation Children's Rights Litigation

Last week, Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan issued the first ever national guidelines for school discipline in public schools, in an effort to keep more students in class and reduce racial disparities in punishment. The fed ...

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OrganizationChild Health and Developmental Institute of Connecticut...

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Journal of School Safety - Fall 2015

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OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety

National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) - Journal of School Safety (Fall 2016).

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OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Journal of School Safety - Spring 2014

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OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Journal of School Safety - Spring 2015

Resource Type
OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Journal of School Safety - Spring 2016

Resource Type
OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Journal of School Safety - Summer 2014

Resource Type
OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Journal of School Safety - Summer 2015

Resource Type
OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety

National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Journal of School Safety - Summer 2016

Resource Type
OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Journal of School Safety - Winter 2015

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OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationSchool Safety
Partnering to Ensure School Safety

Violence in schools is an alarming reality today. Countless news stories have detailed the incidents, profiled the offenders, and dissected law enforcement’s response. Educators, law enforcement, and mental health professionals realize that a one‐size‐fit ...

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OrganizationInternational Association of Chiefs of Police
Journal or PublicationJuvenile Justice

Yesterday's first-of-its-kind federal guidance on school discipline included warnings to school district leaders that school resource officers are too frequently pulled into routine disciplinary matters, an action that can spark unnecessary interactions b ...

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Journal or PublicationEducation Week

A survey of almost 700 school resource officers includes sobering statistics about the high number of crimes and assaults prevented by school-based police officers. A high school principal who lived through a school shooting told Education World that such ...

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Journal or PublicationEducation World

Some policymakers have expressed renewed interest in school resource officers (SROs) as a result of the December 2012 mass shooting that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. SROs are sworn law enforcement officers who are assigned to w ...

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OrganizationCongressional Research Service

As scrutiny of the relationship between law enforcement agencies and the communities they're charged with protecting continues – heightened following the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice, among others, at the hands of police – some are ...

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Journal or PublicationU.S. News and World Report

With more attention being paid to the safety of young people while they are at school, many communities are considering strategies which are intended to make schools safer environments. Although statistics on school crime and violence convey that such cri ...

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OrganizationCenter for the Prevention of School Violence
Targeted Violence in Schools: Understanding Mental Health and Managing the Risks

Over the last several years, various communities have suffered incidents of targeted violence in schools and colleges. Communities such as Newtown, Connecticut; Santa Barbara, California; Columbine, Colorado; Paducah, Kentucky; Blacksburg, Virginia (Virgi ...

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Journal or PublicationThe Police Chief
The Impact of School Resource Officers on Community-Based Policing

Effective school resource officer (SRO) programs recognize and utilize the special training and expertise law enforcement officers possess that is well suited to effectively protect and serve the school community. SROs contribute to the school safety t ...

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OrganizationNational Association of School Resource Officers
Journal or PublicationThe Police Chief

Exert: The Final Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing points out how the mission of law enforcement is “to build trust between citizens and their peace officers so that all components of a community are treating one another fai ...

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OrganizationCOPS

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