Question: Is it a law to have school safety officers on campus?
Answer: The Arizona Legislature makes it possible for School Safety Officers to be on several Arizona school campuses. However, Arizona Law does not require that all campuses have a school resource officer.
For more information on the Arizona School Safety Program, visit the Arizona Department of Education School Safety Program page.
To read the Arizona laws that make it possible for Arizona schools to have School Resource Officers, visit the Arizona Legislature's Arizona Revised Statutes pages:
- ARS § 15-153
- ARS § 15-154
- ARS § 15-155