Maurice “Mo” Canady is the Executive Director for the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). He is a former Lieutenant with the City of Hoover Police Department in Hoover, Alabama. As part of his 25-year career in law enforcement, Mr. Canady was a member of the Hoover Police Department’s Special Response Team and served the last 12 years of his career as the commander of the School Services Division, which provided services to more than 13,000 students. He has served as a Law Enforcement Instructor since 1993, teaching courses such as Tactical Response to School Shootings and Student Violence. Mr. Canady is a past President of the Alabama Association of School Resource Officers and holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Jacksonville State University.