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Rutland Herald - February 12, 2021

Bills offer different views of police in schools

Brooke Olsen-Farrell, superintendent of the Slate Valley Unified School District, of which FHUHS is a part, said the timing of S.63 “makes it particularly emotional.”

“For my staff and community, there are wounds that have not healed and I'm not sure they will,” she said.

She explained that having an SRO provides a feeling of safety for staff, students and families.

“That's the perception, so when you threaten to take away in this very raw, emotional situation people are understandably going to be angry and upset about that,” she said.

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