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NASRO expands upon recommendation on arming teachers

Published Thursday, March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018 – HOOVER, Ala. – The National Association of School Resource Officers(NASRO) – the world’s leader in school policing – today provided additional information regarding its stance on the issue of arming teachers as a method of protecting school children. All of the information below may be attributed to NASRO more»

NASRO opposes arming teachers

Published Thursday, February 22, 2018
Feb. 22, 2018 – HOOVER, Ala. – The National Association of School Resource Officers(NASRO), the world’s leader in school-based policing, issued a statement today opposing the arming of teachers. The following statement can be attributed to NASRO executive director Mo Canady: NASRO strongly recommends that no firearms be on a school campus more»

Increase current funding for specially trained school resource officers, NASRO tells DOJ

Published Friday, February 16, 2018
Feb. 16, 2018 – WASHINGTON – During a meeting yesterday at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) called for more funding to place carefully selected, properly trained school resource officers (SROs) in every school in the United States. NASRO executive director Mo Canady made the more»

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»