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The presence of police in schools has increased as race relations have increased ever since the George FLoyd incident last summer. The increase in their presence comes off the heels of the race relations that have ensued and it has make places wonder if they should cut ties or increase police presence in both the U.S. and Canada.

The amount of police that are present in schools depends, both on the size of the school as well as their need for it.

Key Takeaways:

  • The presence of police in schools has become something that has been questionned since last summer
  • Racial tensions were high in schools especially with the George Floyd incident.
  • The police presence is based on the school board and their capacity at the time.

"Amid the North America-wide reckoning on race that has ensued, the question of whether or not to cut ties with police — or to have them regularly present in schools — has been raised in school districts in Canada and the U.S."

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