School resource officers (SRO)
OJJDP, in collaboration with the Police Foundation, presented “Strategies for the Prevention, Response, and Recovery from Acts of Violence in Schools” discussing ongoing efforts to prevent, respond to, and recover from school violence. Presenters explored lessons learned, best practices, and the role of school resource officers in school violence prevention.
The National Association of School Resource Officers will host the 2017 National Leadership Summit: School-Based Policing and School Safety in the 21st Century on May 8-9, 2017, in Hoover, AL. This event is designed to help law enforcement, school personnel, juvenile court judges, and stakeholders address school safety.
Learn more and register to attend.
See OJJDP's Model Programs Guide to learn about programs promoting school safety.
By: Robert L. Listenbee, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) with contributions from Keith Towery, Grants Management Specialist, OJJDP