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Burlington School Board Eliminates Full-Time Police Position

Anna Huener, Staff Writer April 13, 2021
On April 6, 2021, the Burlington School Board voted unanimously in favor of the Safety Task Force’s SRO recommendation, with one member abstaining. The task force proposal states that they were “charged with ending the full time use of the SRO.”  Although the approval by the board means various changes will be made throughout the district, limiting the power of Student Resource Officers (SROs) is the most notable recommendation.
Protestors clothed in black march down Burlington's Pearl Street on September 3, 2020. 
Photo: Anna Huener

“This is our thing”: Burlington Youth take Action in Black Lives Matter

Anna Huener October 4, 2020

The killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 sparked an eruption of protests and social media outrage around the United States. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic...

Brian Difranco has been a school resource officer in Burlington schools for the last decade. | Photo: Alexandre Silberman/Register

Officer Difranco: A Community Presence

April 14, 2017

Brian Difranco spent his high school days hanging out with police officers at the Livingston County Jail, where his grandmother worked as a cook in the kitchen. “It was fun. It was usually lively,”...

What’s Up With That? Lock Downs

Lucy Govoni February 21, 2017

Approximately every month Burlington High School has a lock down or fire drill. Students are well versed on how these monthly drills usually go. For fire drills students quickly leave the room and exit...

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