Some Wake County school board members express concern as use of SROs continue
Some Wake County School Board members were expressing concern over a decision Tuesday to extend the district's use of school resource officers.
ABOUT THE NAME, FROM THE COMMUNITY. THANK YOU. >>> SOME WAKE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS ARE ESPECIALLY CONCERNED OVER A DECISION TO EXTEND THE USE OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS. BOARD MEMBERS VOTED ON THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING. IT'S A LIST OF WHAT LOCAL OFFICERS CAN AND CANNOT DO WHILE INTERACTING WITH STUDENTS. ONE BOARD MEMBER SINCE THE VOTE CAME TOO SOON, WITHOUT INPUT FROM THE COMMUNITIES. >> I THINK WE CAN DO BETTER, I REALLY DO. AND SO, I AM REALLY STRUGGLING WITH THIS VOTE. AGAIN, I THINK THE OFFICERS PLAY A VALUABLE ROLE. BUT WE HAVE TO START THE COMMUNITY PROCESS SOMEWHERE. >> THE DISTRICT WANTS TO LOOK