School resource officer role is relationships, not discipline – NASRO on CNN

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020

“This is not a security guard program. We aren’t supposed to be handling discipline issues either. We are there to build relationships with students, teach them about the law and serve as another trusted adult they can turn to.”

That’s what NASRO executive director Mo Canady told a reporter from CNN.

Mo also told CNN that when SRO programs work, they can contribute to an overall decrease in less serious incidents in schools.

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