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Police response to school with armed teachers could end badly — NASRO to HLN

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
Encounters between armed, plain-clothed teachers and responding police officers “could end in a bad way.” That’s part of what NASRO executive director Mo Canady told HLN during a live interview Feb. 20, 2018. Canady was referring to the possibility that officers could mistake teachers for assailants in active shooter situations. He also more»

Relationships help school resource officers prevent violence — NASRO to Dallas Morning News

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“A fully functioning school resource officer is engaged in the school environment. Their No. 1 goal actually should be to bridge the gap between law enforcement and youth. When you have that kind of relationship going on, there’s information that gets shared. That gives these officers the opportunity to actually intervene in something before it more»

Shootings rare in schools with SROs — NASRO to WUSA, Washington

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“In the history of these school shootings, rarely have they happened where there has been a school resource officer … a specially trained law enforcement officer.” Our executive director, Mo Canady discussed school safety and security with WUSA 9, Washington news anchor Bruce Johnson on his live, “Off Script with Bruce more»

School resource officers prevent more violence than realized — NASRO to Fox 6 Birmingham

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“We don’t hear of all the other incidents that are foiled before they ever happen.” NASRO operations director Mac Hardy told WBRC FOX6 News. Thanks in part to school resource officers and improved communication between staff members, schools are safer than they were in the past, Hardy said. See the station’s full story.

Done right, school resource officer programs have positive impact — NASRO to Philadelphia Inquirer

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“Officers who are working under the right foundation, proper selection and training, make a very positive impact. If done the right way, we believe that the officer-student relationship can lead to change for the next generation in terms of how communities and law enforcement relate to each other.” That’s part of what NASRO executive more»

Take online threats seriously but avoid constant disruptions — NASRO to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
School districts have to find a balance when threats to school safety appear online, NASRO executive director Mo Canady told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The newspaper’s story covers a hoax threat against “MHS” that a juvenile in Virginia allegedly posted online and that went viral, affecting school systems throughout the nation. At least more»

Balance school safety and student comfort — Canady to NBC News

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
“We want to always be looking at that balance between helping kids feel safe at school, and be safe at school, but not feeling like they’re going to school in a prison environment.” That’s what NASRO executive director Mo Canady told NBC News for a story on how school security has changed five years after the Sandy Hook Elementary more»

NASRO offers summer training for school resource officers & administrators – Education Talk Radio

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
NASRO executive director Mo Canady appeared on a recent episode of the Education Talk Radio podcast. He discussed our national school safety conference, July 23-28, in Washington, D.C. Hear the entire interview.