The NJASRO Board of Directors would like to send our prayers and thoughts to all those affected by the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey. We want to express our appreciation for the heroic acts displayed by the Linden Police Officers and their Department. We are very proud to report that Linden Police Sergeant Angel Padilla is a member of NJASRO and a [...]
NJASRO praises New Jersey Senate on the passage of the Class III SLEO Law. For full article click here.
NJASRO asks Governor Christie to conditionally veto the Class III Special Law Enforcement Bill until the Safe Schools Resource Officer Training that was removed is reinstated
Please take a few minutes to read NJASRO's position statement. NJASRO Position Statement on Class III Law
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When numerous North Jersey Schools received bomb threats last week, parents acted on instinct and arrived at schools and evacuation sites to gather information and pick up their children. Read the full article here
On July 9, 2015, the Governor released the School Security Task Force Report. This was a legislatively created task force in which the members were tasked with very specific topics to address and then charged with preparing a report to be presented to the Governor and our State Legislature. NJASRO is proud to report that our Executive Director Lieutenant Patrick Kissane and Advisory Board Member [...]
As of November 1, 2010, every school in New Jersey is required to hold at least one fire drill and one school security drill within the school hours, including any summer months during which the school is open for instructional programs. As per Chapter 4 of the New Jersey Fire Code; 408.3.1 the first emergency evacuation drills of each school year shall be conducted within [...]