Police in Schools: The Complicated Impact on Students, School Environments, and the Juvenile Courts

Having police officers in schools (school resource officers – SROs) is controversial with a growing debate as their presence has proliferated nationally over the past twenty years. A majority of high schools and middle schools today have police on campus … Read More

Mental Health Emergency Response

Introduction It is estimated that 7% to 10%1 of all police encounters involve a person who has mental illness. Most of these encounters do not involve any violence, and some don’t involve a crime at all. People with mental illness … Read More