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NASRO’s School “Crime Prevention through Environmental Design” course “eye-opening” — Derby Informer

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
A Kansas elementary school principal called NASRO’s “Crime Prevention through Environmental Design” course “eye-opening,” according to an article in the Derby Informer of Derby, Kansas. The newspaper reported that several administrators completed the course, during which they learned how a physical environment influences three more»

School Resource Officer training: Build relationships – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“We can create the necessary relationships and make a positive impact on the way police are perceived in the community.” That’s part of what NASRO region three director Aaron Vanatta told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for an article about the NASRO Basic School Resource Officer Course he taught near Pittsburgh. The article also explained more»

School Resource Officers crucial to police-community relations

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
School resource officers have a crucial role to play in developing a positive reputation for police officers, and departments, across the country. If kids learn not to fear police officers in schools, the chances are they may get along with them later when they’re adults. That’s part of what NASRO president Don Bridges told the Greeley Tribune. more»

Report all school threats, NASRO tells U.S. News & World Report

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
The last thing parents or teachers should do when they hear about a threat against a school is keep the information to themselves. That’s what NASRO executive director Mo Canady told U.S News and World Report for a story about dealing with “creepy clown” and other threats. Canady advised that parents and teachers should share all threats more»

School resource officers for more than security – Anderson Independent Mail

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
Besides providing security, school resource officers can build positive relationships with students that have lasting value. That’s what NASRO second vice-president D.J. Schoeff told the Anderson (SC) Independent Mail newspaper for a follow-up story to the fatal shootings at a Townville, SC elementary school. Schoeff also said that school districts more»

NASRO board member Perez appears on Univision news magazine

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
NASRO board member Rudy Perez appeared in a segment of “Aqui y Ahora” (Here and Now), a weekly news magazine program on the Spanish-language network, Univision. Watch the segment.

Properly implemented school resource officer programs decrease student arrests — Campus Safety

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
Done right, school resource officer programs decrease student arrests, not increase them. That’s what NASRO executive director Mo Canady said during a podcast produced by Campus Safety magazine. Canady also said that police officers who are in schools to make arrests are there for the wrong reason. He told Campus Safety that there are a number of more»

NASRO provides bomb threat advice to school board journal

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“These threats have to be taken seriously, but if there’s one thing we’ve learned, we don’t have to totally disrupt what’s going on in schools.” That part of what NASRO executive director Mo Canady advised a senior editor of the American School Board Journal for an article about bomb threats in the journal’s August, more»