Recommendation 32

Recommendation 32: Develop and implement specialized training for school resource officers in addition to their law enforcement training. Training should focus on unique school issues and its population demographic as well as response to active shooter events.

Lead Agency: Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, Director’s Office

Actions:

  • Initial working group met to discuss establishing a NH Chapter of the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) to include all officers working with juveniles, not just SROs.
  • Work will continue with the PSTC on offering SRO courses and certification and ALERT training.
  • The SRO conference continues to be held between the NH Juvenile Police Officers’ Association and the NH Police Standards and Training Council (PSTC).  Next School Resource Officer’s Conference will be held on August 9th and 10th at the National Guard Edward Cross Training Complex in Pembroke, NH.  Click here for more information.