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Should police officers be stationed at public schools?


Last updated 6/18/2020 at 10:23am

Last week, Seattle Public Schools announced it was suspending its relationship with school resource officials for one year.

Could the Edmonds School District follow suit?

It’s a distinct possibility, especially after a district board discussion June 9, as well as a special meeting June 16 when those supporting removing SROs from district campuses outweighed those supporting it.

That followed a petition with more than 1,100 signatures sent to the district that supported removing police officers from schools.

SROs are sworn police officers responsible for promoting safety, security, and a p...

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