Some school districts are cutting ties with police. What next?
Denver’s school board votes unanimously to remove police from public schools
School Resource Officers. What are they and are they necessary?
Why so few school cops are trained to work with kids
How police became part of the public school system and how to get them out
Officers at schools enable systemic racism
Should we defund SROs?
NYC education panels calls for ending NYPD oversight
Calls to remove School Resource Officers grow in Virginia
Minneapolis public schools abolished their police first
Canada’s largest school district ended its police program. Now Toronto may be an example for U.S. districts considering the same
Detroit school district faces calls to eliminate funding for its police force
Analysis reveals racial disparities in school arrests
Police don’t make most students feel safer, study shows
Do police officers in schools really make them safer?
ACLU calls for the removal of SROs
What effects do School Resource officers have on schools? Studies conducted so far do not indicate that the presence of SROs creates a “school to prison pipeline” in which children are saddled with criminal records for behaviors that previously would only have resulted in minor in-school discipline.
Most School Resource Officers weren’t trained to work with kids
An Examination of School Resource Officers’ Attitudes Regarding Behavioral Issues among Students Receiving Special Education
Handcuffing a Third Grader? Interactions Between School Resource Officers and Students with Disabilities
Rethinking law enforcement officers in schools
Zero tolerance policies: A key to the school to prison pipeline
The school to prison pipeline, explained
Do many police officers make schools safer?
Unthinkable Politics and the Dead Bodies of Children
Schooling the Police: Race, Disability, and the Conduct of School Resource Officers
An Examination of School Resource Officers’ Attitudes Regarding Behavioral Issues among Students Receiving Special Education, Current Issues in Education
While other schools have cut ties with police, Chicago has seen concrete changes
Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court
School resource officers can be a positive influence on kids
School resource officers do more good than harm
SROs deter crime
SRO program should not be removed
Ending SRO program means more than a loss of police
SROs don’t need to be replaced, give them more help
Con — Should Reform
Cops in Schools: Have we built a school-to-prison pipeline?
Redesign the SRO program