Police in Schools are Not the Answer to the Newtown Shooting

Police in Schools are Not the Answer to the Newtown Shooting

This issue brief, released in the month after the Newtown shooting, lays out a compelling argument for why police will not create the types of safe schools we want for our students. This report analyzes the data and research about police presence in schools, reflects students’ experiences with police in schools, and makes recommendations for how legislators and school boards can create safe schools without relying on an increase in funding for police.

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