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National organization issues statement supporting LA school police

Published Monday, February 12, 2018
Feb. 12, 2018 – Hoover, Ala. – In the wake of recent shootings on school campuses, and as organizations in Los Angeles plan to rally against the presence of police in schools, the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) today issued a statement on the value of well-founded school policing programs. “NASRO fully supports more»

New training on adolescent mental health available for school resource officers

Published Monday, January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018 – Hoover, Ala. – Newly developed training for school resource officers will enable them to better identify and respond to adolescent students who might have mental health needs. The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) has begun offering the first-of-its-kind Adolescent Mental Health Training for School more»

School policing organization supports enforcement of federal marijuana laws

Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018
January 8 – Hoover, Ala. – The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) today applauded U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ instructions to U.S. Attorneys to enforce federal laws related to marijuana activities. NASRO executive director Mo Canady said that his organization believes that the attorney general’s more»

Idaho police officer named National School Resource Officer of the Year

Published Tuesday, July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017 – WASHINGTON – The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) today presented its Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year Award to Deputy Dan Sperry, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho Falls, Idaho. NASRO presented the award during its annual School Safety Conference. More than 900 more»

Hawaii police officer named National School Resource Officer of the Year

Published Sunday, June 25, 2017
June 25, 2017 – RENO, Nev. – The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) today presented its Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year Award to Officer Marvin Tevaga, of the Maui Police Department, Wailuku, Hawaii. The annual award recognizes a school resource officer (SRO; a specially trained law enforcement more»

School safety conference to offer advice on assessing digital threats

Published Monday, May 22, 2017
May 22, 2017 — HOOVER, Ala. — Valuable information on social media preceded the vast majority of recent incidents of violence in the nation’s schools. It’s more important than ever for school resource officers and others who are responsible for campus safety to know how to find and assess digital threats. A session on that topic is more»

Media Alert: NASRO statement on Ed. And Justice Dept. school policing recommendations

Published Thursday, September 8, 2016
Sep. 8, 2016 – Hoover, Ala. – The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) issued the following statement regarding today’s school policing recommendations from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice. The statement below may be attributed to NASRO executive director Mo Canady. Canady and other NASRO spokespeople are more»

Arizona police officer named National School Resource Officer of the Year

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 – ANAHEIM, Calif. – The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) today presented its Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year Award to Officer David Fernandez, Peoria Police Department, Peoria, Arizona, as part of NASRO’s annual School Safety Conference. More than 900 police officers, more»