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Online survey on La Crosse school resource officers happening this week



Students and parents in the La Crosse School District have a couple more days to fill out a survey about school resource officers. 

The online survey is aimed at helping the school board decide whether to keep police officers in school buildings. 

The results will be reviewed later this week, so superintendent Aaron Engel can submit a report to the school board on November 16th.    

The contract for SRO’s with city police ends next year, and at a recent forum on the topic, almost every speaker wanted the officer program to end.         

Distrust or fear of having police officers in La Crosse school buildings has led to expectations that the school resource officer program will be ended next year. 

The officers have been in La Crosse schools for almost 30 years.  

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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