Education | Many districts opt to keep police presence for students’ safety
by Esther Eaton
Posted 1/20/21, 01:25 pm
In 2002, the day after a stabbing at the Alabama school where he worked as a school resource officer, Mo Canady arrived ready to prevent retaliation, but instead, he found himself comforting students. He remembers counselors asking him to speak with a student who had brought her pillow to school and wanted Canady’s reassurance that she was safe.