Education Under Arrest

Youth Today

November 16, 2011


The number of school resource officers in schools rose 38 percent between 1997 and 2007, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. But a report released this week by JPI said the influx of officers has referred students over to the juvenile system more than it has actually lowered crime on school grounds, and recommends that education systems “remove all law enforcement officers from schools.”
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