School resource officers not part of school discipline — NASRO to Here & Now

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020

“The role of the school resource officer is not punitive. School resource officers are not a part of discipline within a school.”

NASRO president Don Bridges explained on NPR program Here & Now why carefully selected, specially trained school resource officers are able to develop trusting relationships with students, who then feel comfortable providing important information to SROs.

Hear the entire interview.