Proposed resolution would remove police from Detroit public schools
DETROIT – At Monday’s meeting of the Detroit Public Health and Safety Committee a memo to remove police officers from Detroit public schools was addressed. READ: Detroit schools start Parent Academy to help parents with virtual learningAccording to the agenda, the item was only about a memorandum for a resolution, which was not publicly available Monday. READ: Nearly 50,000 Detroit public schools students to start school -- What will the fall semester look like? This would mean relying on DPD police officers, who are already short-staffed and overwhelmed to address safety issues beyond the Code of Conduct in over 100 district schools. READ: Progress report: Detroit public school students make it through first day of fall classesThe push to remove officers from schools gained momentum over the summer as protests against police brutality and for taking funding from police departments grew across the city.