by: Richard Elliot Updated:
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A DeKalb County School Resource Officer warns any cuts to his department could result in a reduction in school safety.
"If we eliminate the 10 SRO's, then we eliminate some of that safety," said Davidson. "Right now, we're working with just the bare minimum of enough officers. If one of them or two of them happen to sick out, we're in a mess already."
But district spokesman Walter Woods disputes that assessment. He said none of the proposed cuts would come from the 72
"We don't think it'll impact school safety," said Woods.
The DeKalb County School Board is looking for ways to fill in a $73-million budget shortfall. Layoffs, larger class sizes and a
The board is expected to vote on its final budget by June 11th.