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Albany school district to pause police greeting tradition – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-04-08 19:10:44 –

Albany, Oregon (AP) — Students at Albany Public School were no longer greeted by police officers on the first day of school after some students and their families expressed fear and anxiety due to the presence of police officers last week.

The· Albany Democratic Party-Herald Rumors circulating on social media have reportedly urged superintendent Melissa Goff to issue a statement addressing the district’s decision to suspend the tradition, at least temporarily.

Goff said the shortage of officers assigned to the campus, often referred to as the school’s resource officer, was unrelated to the decision and was the result of Albany’s lack of city budget and Albany police staffing challenges. It was.

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