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Assigning Police Officers to Schools

This guide from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, Assigning Police Officers to Schools, summarizes the typical duties of School Resource Officers, synthesizes the research pertaining to their effectiveness, and presents issues for communities to bear in mind when considering the adoption of an SRO model.

The guide also provides additional resources for readers who wish to research these issues.

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