Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure IV.10 Functions of SLOs/SROs, by type of community

Figure IV.10 shows the proportion of sampled police services having each of four types of functions served by School Liaison Officers (SLOs) and School Resource Officers (SROs), by type of community served.

  • None

    • Metropolitan 0%
    • Suburban/exurban 6%
    • Rural/small town 33%
  • Presentations only

    • Metropolitan 43%
    • Suburban/exurban 50%
    • Rural/small town 41%
  • Presentations and investigations

    • Metropolitan 32%
    • Suburban/exurban 33%
    • Rural/small town 17%
  • Hybrid (special care)

    • Metropolitan 25%
    • Suburban/exurban 11%
    • Rural/small town 10%
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