School resource officers must stop shootings — NASRO to Washington Post

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020

“We’re very specific. If you are in a school and you hear shots fired, you can either wait for backup to arrive, and the shooter keeps killing people, or you can go direct to the threat, use your tactics and stop it. It’s a tough notion, but we’re tough people. We’re police officers, we’re sheriff’s deputies. They take it seriously, keeping students safe. Once it does happen, you’ve got to be able to react and stop it. That’s what we encourage in the basic course.”

That’s what NASRO executive director Mo Canady told the Washington Post.

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