Victoria E. Freile – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle USA TODAY NETWORK – in the D&C on 6/18/2020 on page A2

Local activists say that the removal of police officers from city schools is a major milestone, but the work toward racial equity in schools is far from over.

As part of the approval of the city budget Tuesday evening, all 12 Rochester police officers (known as school resource officers) designated to work within city schools were eliminated as part of an amended city budget, ultimately removing the officers from posts within the City School District for the 2020-21 school year.

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