Tag Archives: School resource officer

In re R.M. — Search of Backpack by SRO

In re R.M. (Ind. Ct. App. November 13, 2014) centers around a backpack left in a classroom with the teacher’s permission.  When the student did not return for the backpack, the teacher contacted a school resource officer (SRO), who searched the backpack. … Continue reading

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SRO’s and Provocation Infraction Tickets

Kim Kilbride with the South Bend Tribune has written a detailed article about the practice of some South Bend school resource officers who write infraction tickets for Provocation pursuant to I.C. 35-42-2-3.  In Ms. Kilbride’s investigation, the use of these infraction … Continue reading

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SEA 85 — School Resource Officers

SEA 85 amends, in part, IC 20-26-18.2-1, which defines a school resource officer and modifies the training requirements.  The amendments become effective July 1, 2014. A “school resource officer” means, in part, an individual who is: (A) employed by a … Continue reading

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