Mo Canady

Mo Canady is the Executive Director of the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). He is a former Lieutenant with the City of Hoover Police Department in Hoover, Alabama, serving for 25 years before his retirement from the department in 2011. The last 12 years of his law enforcement career were spent as the supervisor of the School Services Division.

He was appointed as an instructor for the National Association of School Resource Officers in 2001 and as a NASRO board member in 2005. He is a past President of the Alabama Association of School Resource Officers. Mo has testified on school safety before the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. He is also a co-author of the national report: “To Protect and Educate – The School Resource Officer and the Prevention of Violence in Schools.”

Mo holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Jacksonville State University.