Carleton University will hold a news conference to release an extensive independent study of the value of the Peel Regional Police’s School Resources Officer (SRO) program conducted by professors Linda Duxbury and Craig Bennell.
The report is based on a survey of nearly 1,300 Grade 9 students, a review of daily records kept by SROs, ride-alongs during their workdays, a social return on investment analysis, and nearly 100 interviews with SROs and their supervisors, school administrators and students.
The entire report and summaries will be available online at 7 a.m. on Jan. 10 at www.carleton.ca/peel.
When: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Where: Senate Room, Robertson Hall, Carleton University
Call-in Line: 1-613-520-3456, bridge number 2234
Who: Linda Duxbury, professor, Carleton’s Sprott School of Business
Chief Jennifer Evans, Peel Regional Police
Deputy Chief Chris McCord, Peel Regional Police
Director of Education Marianne Mazzorato, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
Director of Education Peter Joshua, Peel District School Board (available by phone in Peel at 905-890-1010, ext. 2812)
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