Monday, February 15, 2010

Dr. Myrstol presents at Western Society of Criminology Conference

Dr. Brad Myrstol, Justice Center faculty, presented "School Resource Officers: Public Perspectives and Perceptions" at the 2010 Western Society of Criminology Conference in Honolulu on February 5. This Powerpoint slide presentation presents an overview of school resource officer (SRO) programs, which place police officers in schools, and provides results of a preliminary analysis of perceptions of the SRO program in Anchorage School District. Currently 16 officers plus two supervisors of Anchorage Police Department are assigned to the Anchorage SRO program, which was established in 2003.