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Schools systems continue to weigh roles of police on campus

September 10, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The movement to reform police activity on K-12 campuses, which had been building over the past 10 years, grew more intense after the 2020 murder of George Floyd by a police officer, leading school systems like Chicago Public Schools and Los Angeles Unified School District to significantly reduce and alter police presence at schools.

Those supporting the elimination of police on campuses say law enforcement at schools has contributed to the school-to-prison pipeline because of increased arrests for noncriminal activity.

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