Proposed pepper spray policy revision postponed by MSCS

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 10, 2023 12:29 PM CT | Published: February 14, 2023 8:04 PM CT

Under the current version of the policy, school resource officers are permitted to use “physical, mechanical and chemical measures” only when it is “necessary to ensure the safety, security, and welfare of district students, employees and visitors.”


Memphis-Shelby County Schools pepper spray school safety officers Sheleah Harris Althea Greene
Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.


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