October 25, 2021

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Denver Public Schools Begins New Year Without School Resource Officers – CBS Denver

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DENVER (CBS4)– Students in Denver Public Schools are starting the new year without school resource officers, this after the school board voted to end their contract with the Denver Police Department. This is the first year with all the officers removed from campus, but the district will not be lacking in security.

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“I’m a Denver Public Schools Patrol Officer,” Nicholas Vasu said.

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Vasu and about 20 other DPS patrol officers respond to calls for service and carry a gun, but they are not sworn police officers and they are not assigned to be in any of the schools.

“I’m able to say, ‘I’m a Denver Public Schools employee, the same district as your teacher, your principal, your…

CBS Denver

2021-09-16 22:18:09

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