Survey Data: School Officers: Who They Are; What They Do
School resource officers began increasing after the 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School, but little is known about this specialized law enforcement profession. The Education Week Research Center surveyed SROs to provide insights into their training and roles.
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A version of this article appeared in the June 06, 2018 edition of Education Week as School Officers: Who They Are; What They Do