Superintendent James Harris of the Woodland Hills School District stands in front of a row of blue lockers.

Calm without police: Woodland Hills’ superintendent explains how the district boosted supports and phased out law enforcement.

Due to the pandemic, students at Woodland Hills are partially in school for in-person instruction, but Superintendent James Harris describes the positive change he’s seen since they started reducing, and finally eliminating police from school. Harris spoke with PublicSource to discuss how the atmosphere has changed and how this idea can be considered in other districts.