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Who Can Certify Police To Work In Indiana Schools?

A school resource officer visits a classroom.

The director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security says a new state program providing grants to put more law enforcement professionals in schools includes too broad a definition of a school resource officer. More from IPBS statehouse reporter Brandon Smith: Legislation passed last session defines school resource officer in the Indiana code, spelling out […]

State Senator, AG Want More Police Officers In Indiana Schools

Weeks removed from the deadliest school shooting in the nation’s history, a new proposal from Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and a GOP state senator would help Indiana schools put more police officers in their buildings. From IPBS statehouse reporter Brandon Smith: Sen. Pete Miller, R-Avon, is proposing legislation that would provide a grant to school […]

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