Commissioner wants to see SROs replaced with private security

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By Caroline Curran, Reporter

BOLIVIA—Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren wants the county to consider replacing school resource officers, or SROs, with private security guards.

At Monday night’s commissioners’ meeting, Warren moved a standard SRO and D.A.R.E. officer agreement off the consent agenda to the administrative report to discuss the matter.

Warren said the county spends $750,000 a year for 11 school resource officers and a D.A.R.E. officer, and he says replacing them with private security could save between $450,000 and $525,000 a year.

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