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U.S. government publishes guidelines that endorse school resource officer programs

Published Tuesday, August 18, 2020
"The ability of specially selected and trained SROs to establish trust relationships with students has been demonstrated to prevent school shootings.In addition, there have been numerous documented instances of SROs directly intervening to prevent or quickly mitigate active school shootings." That's a quotation from a new report from the U.S. Department of more»

NASRO joins other national organizations in call for rigorous training and appropriate use of school resource officers

Published Friday, August 14, 2020
This week, the National Association of School Resource Officers joined the National Association of School Psychologists, American School Counselor Association, National PTA and National Association of Secondary School Principals in releasing the statement below. Our nation is navigating two major public health crises that have uncovered long-standing more»

Maryland police officer named National School Resource Officer of the Year

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) today presented its Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year Award to Officer Danielle Moore of the Baltimore County Police Department, Baltimore. The Association also conferred several other awards.

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Why This Year’s Virtual Conference Might be the Most Important Ever

Published Friday, July 31, 2020
Greetings, NASRO family, I know you are troubled as much as I am by nationwide attacks against school resource officer programs. I want you to know that NASRO is doing everything we can to defend SRO programs. Over multiple channels, we are communicating the value of programs that operate under NASRO best practices with carefully selected, specially more»

NASRO supports continuation of school resource officer programs

Published Friday, June 5, 2020

NASRO hopes that rather than eliminating SRO programs, communities will consider transforming them, as needed, with best practices. This can help prevent the loss of the many benefits well-administered SRO programs can provide.

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NASRO to co-host free webinar with Federal School Safety Clearinghouse

Published Friday, May 22, 2020
A May 26 webinar will focus on new tools and resources available on the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse’s SchoolSafety.gov website and through the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). The Clearinghouse and NASRO will co-host the free webinar, titled, “Take Action to Make Your School Safer: The SRO & Law Enforcement more»

NASRO announces online school resource officer training

Published Monday, May 11, 2020

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) announced today a new, distance-learning version of its Basic School Resource Officer course.

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NASRO postpones National School Safety Conference in Dallas

Published Friday, May 1, 2020

NASRO announces one-month postponement of its National School Safety Conference in Dallas

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