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School resource officers (SRO)

NIJ Releases Two Reports on School Resource Officers

The National Institute of Justice has released two research reports on investigating the effectiveness of school resource officers (SROs):

Strategies for the Prevention, Response and Recovery from Acts of Violence Webinar

April 2019

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.