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NASRO 2nd VP-elect Schoeff explains school resource officer role on Indy TV

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“Our focus is a lot more on building relationships; and building that relationship between law enforcement and youth in the community.” That’s what NASRO Second Vice President-elect D.J. Schoeff told Indianapolis TV station WISH during a five-minute interview segment on the role of school resource officers. View the entire segment.

NASRO director explains school active shooter drills

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“We do fire drills, but we don’t expect there to be a fire. When you get on an airplane, they talk to you about all sorts of safety procedures, but not because they expect the plane to crash, but because you just need to know, just in case.” That’s how an AP article quoted NASRO regional director D.J. Schoeff, as he explained the more»

Armed personnel in schools should be sworn, trained law enforcement officers – NASRO to Colorado Public Radio

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
Armed personnel in schools should be sworn, trained law enforcement officers. That’s what NASRO executive director Mo Canady told Colorado Public Radio (CPR). The news organization interviewed Canady for a story about a Colorado school system’s decision to purchase semi-automatic rifles for its security guards who, according to CPR, are not law more»

Selection, training key to success in school policing — News 4 San Antonio

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“Officers who are going to work in a school-based environment need to be carefully and properly selected and they must be properly trained.” That’s what NASRO executive director Mo Canady told News 4 San Antonio (WOAI TV) for a follow-up story about video of a school police officer taking down a middle school student. Mo also pointed out more»

Massachusetts school resource officers receive NASRO training — Worcester Magazine

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
School Resource Officers in Worcester, Mass. learned about the mindset of adolescents and many other topics, during the 40-hour “Basic School Resource Officer” course taught by trainers from the National Association of School Resource Officers, Worcester Magazine reported. The article explains that the SRO program exposes kids to officers in a more»

Security guard, school resource officer are different jobs — NASRO to CBS Pittsburgh

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
NASRO Region Three director Aaron Vanatta explained the difference between a security guard and a school resource officer in a news story on KDKA TV-2, Pittsburgh. “I think what your school security does is more of the hall monitor type person – maybe someone that escorts someone to the office, or things like that. As school resource officers, more»

National school resource officer training standard needed — Canady to Dayton Daily News

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
There needs to be a national standard for school resource officer training “to some degree,” NASRO executive director Mo Canady told the “Dayton Daily News.” Canady also told the newspaper that being a school resource officer “is probably the most unique assignment in law enforcement and it’s not for just anybody.” more»

School Resource Officers have many options beside force — New Journal & Guide

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“SROs are not responsible for school discipline. We are there primarily to secure the school and to ensure the safety of the students and staff. Even in the most challenging situation, including a non-compliant student, there are other resources to respond to the situation other than force.” That’s what NASRO first vice president Don more»