About the Series

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs and Student Television Network investigate how schools across the country are rethinking what it means to feel safe and be safe at school.


Officer Dave Prescott is the first line of defense at York Comprehensive High School in York, South Carolina. But for Prescott, being a school resource officer is much more than a profession.

Interviewer/Main editor/videographer: Grace Reynolds
Interviewer/videographer: Matthew Haynes
Lights: Jacob Boone and Damon Heath
Grips: Blake Adams and Damon Heath

SRL Adviser: Carol Dawkins

Produced with mentor support from South Carolina ETV.