Evaluating School Resource Officer Programs

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Protesters holding signs that say "Get MPD Out of MPS."
Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association (CC BY-NC 2.0)

After protests against police brutality erupted nationwide, conversations about whether to continue School Resource Officer (SRO) programs have reignited. We speak with the President of Milwaukee Board of School Directors and a crime prevention specialist.

Featured in this Show

  • Milwaukee Public Schools Terminates SRO Contract

    Milwaukee Public School’s Board of Directors voted to end their contract for School Resource Officers (SROs), however, this does not mean the district will end its relationship with the Milwaukee Police Department. The President of Milwaukee Board of School Directors explains the details of this decision.

  • How School Resource Officer Programs Work

    School districts across the nation implemented School Resource Officer programs to keep students and staff safe, however, these programs are now in question. We learn how these programs should operate from a safety consultant.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Larry Miller Guest
  • John Rosiack Guest