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The Role of School Resource Officers in Schools

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 2:00-3:00 PM EST

Description
Webinar panelists will discuss the interrelated responsibilities between law enforcement agencies and school administrators to ensure appropriate placement of school resource officers (SROs). Participants will also learn how SROs should be properly utilized to resolve school based incidents and conflicts.


Presenters will discuss:

  • The importance of Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) between schools and police departments to establish roles and responsibilities
  • SRO selection and training and the impact on the quality of student interactions
  • The role of SROs in reducing school pathways into the juvenile justice system

Panelists:
Mark Bedell, Superintendent, Kansas City Public Schools
Mo Canady, Executive Director, National Association of School Resource Officers
Moses Robinson, School Resource Officer, Rochester City (NY) School District