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Document Number: 8182

Policing in Schools: Developing A Governance Document for School Resource Officers in K-12 Schools - In 2005, almost 70% of public school students ages 12 to 18 reported that school resource officers (SROs) patrol their hallways. This ACLU White Paper posits that, when these officers are deployed in the schools, they must be provided with the tools necessary to ensure a safe school environment while respecting the rights of students and the overall school climate. (Catherine Kim and India Geronimo, American Civil Liberties Union, August 2009)...

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