Indianapolis, IN asked in Education Law for Indiana

Q: Are middle schools required to have a police officer at the school at all times durring a school day?

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Joel D. Hand
Joel D. Hand
  • Education Law Lawyer
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: There is no Indiana statute that requires police officers or school resource officers to be present in any school. However, there are State grants available to schools for the purpose of hiring and training school resource officers. Local school boards are able to establish their own policies about whether or not and in which schools school resource officers will be utilized.

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