New Virginia School Policing Report Released

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The Center for Public Integrity announced the release of a new school policing report called Protecting Childhood: A Blueprint for Developmentally Appropriate School Policing in Virginia. 

“One of the “Protecting Childhood” report’s recommendations is for Virginia’s General Assembly to eliminate school-based “disorderly conduct” as a predicate for charging students with a crime on campuses.

Another recommendation is to remove misdemeanors and “non-crimes,” such as cyberbullying, from a list of 40 types of school-based acts that state code currently requires educators to report to law enforcement officials. Once the acts are reported, arrests and charges often follow.”

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