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Board split over role of officers in JCPS schools

Under the plan from Superintendent Marty Pollio, there would be a total of 50 school resource officers.
JCPS Van Hoose Education Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — JCPS board members are split over the role of a proposed in-house security force for the district. Emotions ran high during a meeting to discuss the plan on September 24.

Under the plan from Superintendent Marty Pollio, there would be a total of 50 school resource officers. They would be in every middle and high school.

A proposed timeline has some officers being hired as early as November and in classrooms by February 1.

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