L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) announced their strategic alliance with The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) at L.E.A.D.’s 21st Century Drug and Violence Prevention Training Conference at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City on March 1, 2016.
NASRO is an organization dedicated to providing the highest quality training to school-based law enforcement officers in order to promote safer environments for schools and kids. NASRO is an organization for school-based law enforcement officers, school administrators and security and safety professionals working as partners to protect students.
“NASRO is the ideal organization to move L.E.A.D. forward nationally,” said Nicholas DeMauro, Executive Director and CEO of L.E.A.D. “Their dedication to law enforcement and students will help to make an impact in achieving a safe and healthy environment for youth participating in L.E.A.D.”
As part of the strategic alliance, L.E.A.D. will certify OVER 4,000 NASRO officers around the United States utilizing L.E.A.D.’s evidence based K-12 curriculums utilizing law enforcement and the Mendez Foundation’s “Too Good for Drugs and Violence” family curricula. L.E.A.D. will also support and train during the Annual NASRO Conference which is July 9-15 in Disneyland, Anaheim, CA
“We look forward to partnering with L.E.A.D. and working together to help keep kids Safe and Drug Free throughout the United States,,” said Mo Canady, Executive Director of NASRO.
NASRO participated in L.E.A.D.’s 21st Century Drug and Violence Prevention Training Conference where they were showcased and introduced NASRO to local law enforcement and educators who are members of L.E.A.D. L.E.A.D. has quickly become the largest law enforcement school-based nonprofit in New Jersey and has demand for national growth. L.E.A.D. is the only evidence based K-12 ,law enforcement focused charitable organization throughout the United States.. Lead enjoys their partnership with the Mendez Foundation and their “Too Good for Drugs and Violence” family curricula.