Mo Canady holds a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from Jacksonville State University. He is a former Lieutenant with the City of Hoover Police Department in Hoover, Alabama. After a 25 year career, He retired from the Hoover Police Department in 2011. The last twelve years of his 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 a NASRO board member in 2005. He is a past President of the Alabama Association of School Resource Officers.
Mo now serves as the Executive Director for the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). He recently testified on the matter of school safety before the United States 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”.