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Sacramento student wins national award for drawing about improving police, youth relations 05-16-19
Sacramento student wins national award for drawing about improving police, youth relations
When Most of Us Struggle, We Just Need a Shoulder to Lean 05-08-19
When Most of Us Struggle, We Just Need a Shoulder to Lean
We Are Spending Millions to Put More Cops in Schools. What Could Go Wrong? 03-13-19
We Are Spending Millions to Put More Cops in Schools. What Could Go Wrong?
Wanted: Judges Who Can Change the Way Police Treat Youth 11-27-18
Wanted: Judges Who Can Change the Way Police Treat Youth
Police Undermine Educational Mission 12-19-18
Police Undermine Educational Mission
Chicago Cop Jason Van Dyke's Record Was a Warning Sign 10-28-18
Chicago Cop Jason Van Dyke's Record Was a Warning Sign
Using Tasers on Youth Inspires a Shocking Lack of Action 10-22-18
Using Tasers on Youth Inspires a Shocking Lack of Action
Advocates Argue for Gun Reform, State-mandated School Resource Officer Training 09-28-18
Advocates Argue for Gun Reform, State-mandated School Resource Officer Training
Nebraska Discusses Allowing Schools to Arm Teachers 09-28-18
Nebraska Discusses Allowing Schools to Arm Teachers
This Agency Tried to Fix the Race Gap in Juvenile Justice. Then Came Trump. 09-19-18
This Agency Tried to Fix the Race Gap in Juvenile Justice. Then Came Trump.
Police Killings, Brutality Damaging Mental Health of Black Community 09-15-18
Police Killings, Brutality Damaging Mental Health of Black Community
An Avoidable Murder: Better Training for Policing Teenagers 09-07-18
An Avoidable Murder: Better Training for Policing Teenagers
State Agencies Release Model MOU for Mass. School Resource Officers 09-05-18
State Agencies Release Model MOU for Mass. School Resource Officers
Resource Officers, School Administrators Get More Training 07-20-18
School Resource Officers, School Administrators Get More Training
‘Back Up, Motherfuckers,’ A Cop Yells at Kids With His Gun Drawn 07-12-18
‘Back Up, Motherfuckers,’ A Cop Yells at Kids With His Gun Drawn
Improving Law Enforcement Training and Interviewing Skills When Investigating Pre-Teens and Adolescents 070318
Improving Law Enforcement Training and Interviewing Skills When Investigating Pre-Teens and Adolescents
San Francisco Cops Go Back to School to Better Understand Teens 06-06-18
San Francisco Cops Go Back to School to Better Understand Teens
Officers Undergo 'Teen Brain' Training To Improve Police-Youth Relations 05-29-18
Officers Undergo 'Teen Brain' Training To Improve Police-Youth Relations
The Dangers of Profiling by Proxy 05-22-18
The dangers of profiling by proxy
Training Teaches 14 Police Officers About Teen Brains 03-25-18
Training teaches 14 police officers about teen brains
Training Educates Educators on How Teen Brains Work 03-20-18
Training educates educators on how teen brains work
Breaking the Cycle of Youth Incarceration by Increasing Equitable and Appropriate Policing 03-01-18
Breaking the Cycle of Youth Incarceration by Increasing Equitable and Appropriate Policing
Improving Training, Interviewing Skills When Investigating Pre-Teens, Adolescents 03-14-18
Improving Training, Interviewing Skills When Investigating Pre-Teens, Adolescents
Juvenile Justice Jeopardy Tailored to Steuben 02-07-18
Juvenile Justice Jeopardy tailored to Steuben
Cops and Kids: Setting Rules That Save Lives 01-08-18
Cops and Kids: Setting Rules That Save Lives
Forging a Partnership 12-04-17
Forging a Partnership Between Police, Youth, and Human Services Agencies
Collective Impact Forum 11-22-17
Systems Change Strategies: From Theory to Practice
WGBH 11-13-17
The Gangs of Nantucket: The Story Of Henry Lemus Calderon
Sun Journal 10-31-17
Increasing Public Safety
BostonVoyager 10-16-17
Meet Lisa Thurau of Strategies For Youth in Cambridge
End Zero Tolerance 09-25-17
What Parents Need to Ask About School Police
WOWT 09-17-17
Teens Volunteer to Help with Police Training
WATD 09-06-17
Boston: Experts Testify Advocating for More School Resource Officers
Boston Globe 09-04-17
The Criminalization of School Kids
Education Week 08-29-17
Letter to Editor: A Bridge Between Students and the Police
Fox Carolina, 06-30-17
Greenville Co. Deputies Play Juvenile Justice Jeopardy with Kids at Youth Camp
Cleveland.com 06-30-17
Letter to Editor: Police Departments Should Have State Standards
WFPL 06-19-17
Retired NBA Players To Mentor And Tutor Louisville Youth
Cleveland.com 06-11-17
Child advocates hope creation of Cleveland police youth policy doesn't stall
WGBH 06-01-17
Even After Controversial Police Killings, States Still Lack Youth-Police Policy Standards
The Crime Report 05-31-17
Report Calls on States to Set Guidelines for Cop-Youth Encounters
Education Week 04-18-17
Letter to Editor: Parents Need to Feel Empowered
Chronicle For Social Change 04-18-17
The JDAI Conference is Back!
National Basketball Retired Players Association 04-05-17
NBRPA Kicks Off 2017 Full Court Press [with SFY!] In Farmindale
Herald Bulletin 03-23-17
Letter to Editor: 'Policing Teen Brain' Training Beneficial
Police and Security News 03-20-17
SFY's Dos and Don'ts With Police handout is featured in this article: 5 Effective Ways to Connect with Your Community.
Congressional Hearing, 02-16-17
Strategies for Youth is featured in Congressional testimony by Chief Patrick Flannelly in a hearing before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce entitled: Providing Vulnerable Youth the Hope of a Brighter Future through Juvenile Justice Reform.
WSBT 02-09-17
Policing The Teen Brain training in Lafayette, Indiana, is featured in a WSBT new report.
WNDU 02-08-17
David Walker from SFY is interviewed on WNDU, Michiana, about the nature of the teen brain and SFY Policing the Teen Brain training for Michiana Police.
Pal-Item 12-10-16
Children a Focus for RPD in 2017
Great Falls Tribune 11-15-16
Juvenile Justice Jeopardy Teaches Teens About The Law
KQED 10-12-16
Why San Francisco Rarely Sends Youth Directly to Adult Court
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange 10-12-16
States, Advocates Urge Caution as Federal Officials Consider New JJDPA Regulations
Police Foundation 10-05-16
New Brief: “Defining the Role of School-Based Police Officers”
Marion County Commission on Youth 08-30-16
Best Practices: Training Law Enforcement and Youth to Improve Relations
Police Foundation 08-31-16
New Brief: “Teen Brain: Preparing Your Officers to Engage with Youth”
The Atlantic 08-25-16
Why So Few School Cops Are Trained to Work With Kids
Chicago Reporter, 08-22-16
Trauma Of Witnessing Police Violence is Not Lost On Children
WGBH 07-12-16
Federal Investigation Of Boston Latin School Puts Carmen Ortiz In The Spotlight, Again
Dixon Patch, 06-28-16
Solano County Agencies Attend 'Policing the Teen Brain' Training
Omaha.com 06-23-16
Unusual Training Session Aims To Help School Resource Officers Understand What’s Going On In Teens' Brains
WGBH 06-10-16
Why Some Officers Are Policing Kids Differently
Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise 06-09-16
Leominster’s Laura Jenny Named Youth Of The Year By State Boys & Girls Club
Cleveland.com 06-08-16 (Article 3)
Arresting A Parent In Front Of A Child Has Lifelong Impact, Officers Learn
Cleveland.com 06-08-16 (Article 2)
Are You Smarter About The Law Than A Seventh Grader? Try Juvenile Justice Jeopardy
Cleveland.com 06-08-16 (Article 1)
Is A Return To Old-School Policing Part Of The Formula To Make Cleveland Safer?
Cleveland.com 05-23-16
City Of Cleveland Rolls Out Youth Violence Prevention Plan
Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise 03-31-16
Bill Seeks Licensing for Mass. Police Officers
Cleveland.com 03-10-16
How teen brains are different and what that means for curbing youth violence
Mother Jones 03-03-16
These Documents Show How Baltimore School Cops Are Trained to Be "Warriors"
Center for Public Integrity 02-26-16
Uphill climb for school discipline reform in Virginia
Youth Today 02-22-16
Educators Rethink Discipline, Learn New Moves to Dismantle School-to-Prison Pipeline
The Island Packet 02-11-16
Three schools among top places in county for crime reports
Sun Journal 02-04-16
Police, youth take part in Policing the Teen Brain training
Cincinnati.com 01-06-16
Crime Roundtable: Take Care of the City's Youth
Center for Public Integrity 01-06-16
Report says Virginia should require school police training and alter laws to reduce arrests.
WVXU 01-07-16
Focus On Kids Is Future Of Collaborative Agreement
Rethink Discipline 12-17-15
What Communities Should Know about School Resource Officers.
The Fresno Bee 12-16-15
Amid national debate about police misconduct, Fresno school resource officers shift focus.
Boston Globe 11-28-15
Boston School Police Renew Bid For Right To Carry Pepper Spray
WCPO Cincinnati 11-18-15
Youth Lives Matter focuses on our region's future
Cincinnati.com 11-16-15
'Youth Lives Matter' and they cost a lot to hold in jail
WSBT 11-10-15
Brian Lumpkin is interviewed about officer training Strategies for Youth is doing in Elkhart County, IN.
WGBH 11-09-15
Shift In Cambridge Policing Stems From 2009 Arrest Of Henry Louis Gates
The Atlantic 11-05-15
Why So Few School Cops Are Trained to Work With Kids
MSNBC 10-31-15
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.
Al Jazeera America 10-31-15
Lisa Thurau appears on Al Jazeera America to discuss discipline in schools following the Spring Valley High School arrest incident in South Carolina.
CTV News Channel 10-29-15
Lisa Thurau on ‘CTV News Channel’ on the Conduct of the School Resource Officer in Spring Valley High School, South Carolina.
Medium 10-29-15
Is an Officer Allowed To Throw a Student Out Of a Chair? And Other Reasonable Questions.
KCBS 10-29-15
Lisa Thurau interviewed on KCBS about the Role of Campus Police Officers.
CNN 10-28-15
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.
New York Times 10-28-15
Rough Student Arrest Puts Spotlight on School Police
Kokomo (IN) Herald 10-12-2015
Law Enforcement Officers from Howard County Join Training for Best Practices with Juveniles
CNN 08-05-15
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.
CNN 08-04-15
Lisa Thurau appears on ‘CNN Newsroom’ To Discuss ACLU Suit Against Sheriff Who Handcuffed Disabled Child in Covington, KY.
The Crime Report 03-31-15
Avoiding 'Profiling by Proxy'