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SFY In the News
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.
Lisa Thurau is interviewed on CNN about police acting as SROs (School Resource Officers) after the video of a violent classroom arrest in South Carolina goes viral.
The line between security in the schools and discipline has been blurred by the presence of thousands of officers, experts say.
Law enforcement officers and juvenile probation officers from Howard County will be gathering together to improve interactions with youth through the Policing the Teen Brain training in Kokomo.
Michaela Pereira on CNN interviews Lisa Thurau from SFY about the effects of hand cuffing school age children and how training of school officers can be improved.
Lisa Thurau appears on ‘CNN Newsroom’ To Discuss ACLU Suit Against Sheriff Who Handcuffed Disabled Child in Covington, KY.
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.