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Document Number: 5742

School Safety Threats Persist, Funding Decreasing: NASRO 2003 National School-Based Law Enforcement Survey - This national survey polled school-based police officers on such areas as school-related terrorism and school violence threats, terrorism and overall emergency preparedness, school crime reporting and underreporting, and budget/funding issues. Eighty-seven percent of the 728 respondents said they believed that the number of crimes on school campuses were underreported, while 85% said that proposed federal budget decreases in Safe and Drug Free Schools programs would result in less-safe schools. (Kenneth S. Trump, National Association of School Resource Officers, August 19, 2003)...

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