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.

Status: Ongoing

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

Updates:

  • 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. Working on bi-laws, establishing non-profit status and initial board elections. (In Progress)
  • The SRO conference continues to be held.
  • Work is ongoing with the Police Standards and Training Council on offering SRO courses and certification and ALERT training.