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On this day, November 26, 2010, US federal agents in a sting operation arrested Mohamed Osman Mohamud (19), a Somali-born teenager, just as he tried blowing up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland.




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The End of School Resource Officers
Does this make schools safer?

The Senate Interim Committee on Education has proposed SB 238, which would prohibit School Resource Officers statewide.

Previously, there was an SRO at each of Portland’s nine public high schools. Most large high schools throughout the state hosted an SRO at their school.

If enacted, SB 238 would change this. It would be a statewide ban and would: What does this solve? What are the consequences?

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What are the equity issues? Is it fair that adults and lawmakers value protection for themselves, but not for Oregon students? On inauguration day, the Oregon State Capitol was protected by Oregon State Police and Oregon National Guard troops. There was no mention of “restorative justice” or reinvesting police funds to community groups on that day.

People who want to influence the process can contact the members of the Senate Education Committee.


--Mary Miller, Oregonians for Liberty in Education

Post Date: 2021-02-09 09:50:26Last Update: 2021-02-09 12:30:05



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