SA Secondary Principals Association wants police in schools
Michael Owen: The Advertiser | January 20, 2009
PRINCIPALS believe increasing cases of physical and sexual violence in schools warrant community police officers being based on campuses.
The number of reported physical and sexual assaults against students and teachers is skyrocketing as the State Government enforces its “zero tolerance” approach to violence in public schools.
As 170,000 children prepare to return to school next Tuesday, Education Department figures provided to The Advertiser reveal a sharp spike last year in the amount of physical and sexual violence in schoolyards across the state. …