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During an August town hall meeting with local faith leaders, Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer promised to start tracking school resource officer citations by race and ethnicity.
Boston school police have revived their push to carry pepper spray on the job, saying they must protect themselves and others from urban violence that spills onto school grounds.
It costs Hamilton County taxpayers about $221 per day just to detain a youth offender.
Brian Lumpkin is interviewed about officer training Strategies for Youth is doing in Elkhart County, IN.
As Officer Mike Daniliuk heads towards the basketball court at the Frisoli Youth Center, he greets several black teens with a friendly handclasp-turned-shoulder bump.
Only 12 states mandate that school resource officers receive student-specific preparation.
Lisa Thurau is interviewed on MSNBC about training standards for School Resource Officers after students at Spring Valley High hold a rally in support of the fired S.C. Deputy.
Lisa Thurau appears on Al Jazeera America to discuss discipline in schools following the Spring Valley High School arrest incident in South Carolina.
Lisa Thurau on ‘CTV News Channel’ on the Conduct of the School Resource Officer in Spring Valley High School, South Carolina.
By now you’ve probably seen the video. A school resource officer violently flips, slams and drags a student out of her chair as her classmates watch, some filming the incident on their phones. Immediately after the video went viral, social media erupted in a flood of questions about the presence of police in schools, and how classroom discipline should be handled.