Corey's Story

Our lives were forever changed on January 11, 2017 when our son, Corey Patrick Walgren lost his life by suicide after being questioned by authorities at school over a disciplinary incident.

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Our Mission

  • Raise awareness of the constitutional rights of minors in the school setting and provide education on how disciplinary practices in schools can better support the emotional well-being of students.
  • Honor Corey and his love of hockey by supporting hockey programs through financial gifting.


  • Jun '20 - Minneapolis Public School board voted to remove School Resource Officers and replace them with public safety support specialists. Read More
  • Feb '21 - Des Moines Iowa School Board votes to end their School Resource Officer program. Read More
  • Feb '21 - Los Angeles County Unified School District to reduce number of School Resource Officers by 133 officers. Read More

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Our Message for Students

  • Ask For Help
  • Protect Yourself
  • We Understand
  • Learn More

Our Message for Parents

  • It Can Happen To Your Child
  • Know Your School
  • Know Your Child's Dean
  • Know Your School's Policies
  • Consult a Lawyer
  • You Have a Voice
  • Learn More

Our Message for Administrators

  • Follow the Department of Education Recommendations on SRO Programs
  • Enact a Memorandum of Understanding
  • Get a Warrant to Search a Cell Phone
  • Protect the Students
  • Allow Us to be the Parents
  • Learn More


  • Corey's Goal awarded the $2000 Scholarship for Civil and Human Rights to Toria Pickett on June 2, 2021
    Toria Pickett 2021 recipient
  • Naperville North Huskies Hockey Club awards the 2021 Corey Walgren Memorial Trophy and a $2,500 grant to Tyler Zuspann. The grant is funded by Corey's Goal. Past recipients are Brett Hare (2020), Brett Martin (2019), Michael Hall (2018) and Zach Rang (2017). Tyler Zuspann 2020-2021 season
  • Corey's Goal sponsored the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) LEAD WINTER event. Event Information Here. February 26-27, 2021
  • NCTV17 coverage of our light show. Corey's Goal Shines
  • Corey's Goal exhibited at the 2018 and 2019 National School Safety Conferences hosted by NASRO June 24-26, 2018 in Reno, NV and June 23-25, 2019 in Pigeon Forge, TN. We spoke with school resource officers, administrators and law professionals from all over the nation.