Published On: January 19, 2023

The push to put police back into schools is something that Boston City Councilors weighed in on earlier this month

Boston Public Schools district leaders were presented with a number of school safety recommendations during a committee meeting Wednesday night, including a proposal to consider forming an internal district police department.

The findings were part of a report done by an outside group called the Council of Great City Schools, something required as part of the district’s Systemic Improvement Plan.

A number of recommendations came from the report, including the recommendation that the school district consider whether BPS should form an internal, sworn police department. Other recommendations included acquiring an anonymous reporting system hotline or software, hasten the hiring process within the Security Services department, address low morale issues with security staff, among several others.

Read the full article in NBC 10.

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