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For Madeline Borrelli, a special education teacher in Brooklyn, N.Y., having NYPD-trained law enforcement officers in schools is a cut-and-dry issue: “School safety agents,” she said, using their official job title, “ … should not exist at all.”
In-depth: Why it can be challenging for local law enforcement to gain the trust of children of color
With the recent increase in visibility of police shootings of unarmed people of color, many minorities report having less confidence in the ability of law enforcement to do their jobs and it turns out that even many children are having less favorable views of police officers.
DENMARK, TN (WNBJ) – The West Tennessee Regional Training Center is hosting the Policing on the Brain training class this week in Denmark.
The Policing the Teen Brain class is a train-the-trainer program designed to teach school resource officers how to improve and help deescalate situations with adolescents.
The police department in Lincoln, a Massachusetts town of roughly 7,000 people, outlines in a 29-page policy for how police officers should interact with children, ranging from sex trafficking victims to teens arrested for fighting.
Around noon on Dec. 11, 2019, Christeena Lothrop received a text message from another parent at Auburn Middle School, asking if her son was OK. The text showed a picture of Lothrop’s then-13-year-old son, belly down on the floor of the school’s crowded cafeteria, with a police officer kneeling on either side of his back.
Congressional Democrats will introduce a bill to make it illegal for any school receiving federal funding to use seclusion or dangerous restraints on students.
Improving Law Enforcement/Youth Interactions in Times of Crisis
How is the current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting youth and their families? Experts provide recommendations for positive law enforcement response.
The webinar took place on April 21, 2020. Click the button below to watch the video and see the supporting materials.