Oregon districts question cost of school police shift

January 30, 2019 | Oregon Public Broadcasting

Portland Police Bureau officials have told leaders at city school districts that if they want to maintain campus officers — often called school resource officers — they’ll have to use school dollars to help pay for them.

That pressure hasn’t gone over well in any of those districts.

The David Douglas School District is holding a work session on the possibility Tuesday, but leaders there are not in a hurry to vote on sharing the cost of a school resource officer.

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