Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs says institution of school resource officers should improved
The institution for resource officers needs improvement to prevent conflicts that begin in the educational sphere and potentially continue outside this space, - says the statement of the Interior Ministry. According to the Ministry, they will strictly react to each case of violence, InterPressNews reported.
"The fight against violence is our main task and we will do everything to protect society, especially juveniles. In recent years many reforms have been implemented in juvenile justice. Nevertheless, crime prevention among juveniles remains one of the challenges for law enforcement agencies.
At the same time, the role of educational system is important for the development of juveniles and their consciousness. The joint effort of the society, including teachers, psychologists and parents should be enhanced in this direction. The institution for resource officers needs improvement to prevent conflicts that begin in the educational sphere and potentially continue outside this space.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs will pay special attention to prevention of crime among minors and will closely cooperate with other state agencies, society and international organizations for this purpose. At the same time, the Ministry of Internal Affairs will make adequate response to juvenile offenses and will punish offenders in accordance with law," the statement reads.