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Police Presence in Schools

School to Prison Pipeline

Evidence shows that police presence in schools is not an effective way to improve school safety. Instead, schools should focus on implementing evidence-based solutions that promote positive student behavior and create a safe and supportive learning environment. The presence of police officers on school campuses negatively impacts the youth in a number of ways including: Evidence-based solutions that should be used instead of police officers in schools: In addition to the evidence-based solutions listed above, there are a number of other things that schools can do to improve school safety without involving police officers. These include: By focusing on these… Read More »School to Prison Pipeline