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Justice Reports A 'Good Year' For School Safety


June 12, 2017

“We had a good year as far as safe schools go,” Alan Justice, director of athletics, transportation and safe schools, informed the Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday evening.

Justice credited the School Resource Officers (SROs) as instrumental in keeping the schools safe.

“The SROs this year taught 352 classes,” he said. “They had 3,585 student contacts. That’s one student contact for every kid, almost. That’s impressive.”

Justice said the SRO’s also had 975 parent contacts, had 209 home visits and attended 254 sporting events.

Board member Betty Scrugg...

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