NASRO weighs in on CT Shooting

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
NASRO Executive Director Mo Canady on CBS42 in Alabama

NASRO on PBS NewsHour

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
NASRO Executive Director Mo Canady on PBS NewsHour

Law Officer Magazine – School Violence Prevention: 10 Things Every Cop Should Know – An SRO’s Perspective

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
In light of the horrific attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the following is a quick look at what every cop needs to know about school safety and school violence prevention from the perspective of a veteran School Resource Officer (SRO). Know the schools in your patrol area or beat. If you receive a report of “Man with a gun, more»

School Safety After Newtown – BlogTalkRadio

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
NASRO Executive Director Mo Canady on BlogTalkRadio with Larry Jacobs

NASRO to Lead Development of Standardized Violence Prevention Protocol for Schools

Published Thursday, January 16, 2020

The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) announced it has received a federal grant to fund development of the first-ever standardized violence prevention protocol (SVPP) for U.S. schools. The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, issued the $499,460 grant through the Office’s Community Policing Development (CPD) program.


Specialized training shouldn't be optional for school resource officers: NASRO to Education Dive

Published Thursday, March 28, 2019

“Despite the existence of multiple training opportunities, there’s a catch: NASRO’s training, along with that of several other organizations, is often optional — though (NASRO executive director) Canady said ‘it shouldn’t be.’”


One year after Parkland, NASRO trains school resource officers the same: WVTM TV

Published Thursday, February 14, 2019

“I don’t know that anything has really changed about the role that an SRO plays from our perspective,” NASRO executive director Mo Canady told WVTM TV when asked how things might have changed since the Feb. 14, 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. “We’re still training them the same way we were training them on February 13 of 2018. But certainly, there has been more training and there has been more interest in SROs and there have been more SROs added throughout communities.”


School resource officers prevent more incidents than public knows: NASRO to PoliceOne

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019

“One of the things the public doesn’t see is how many SROs stop these kinds of situations (school shootings) before a round is ever fired. Through building relationships with students, SROs gain valuable intelligence and are able to investigate and stop these things before they ever become an issue.”