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 sponsored the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) LEAD WINTER event. Event Information Here. February 26-27, 2021
  • Naperville North Huskies Hockey Club awards the 2020 Corey Walgren Memorial Trophy and a $2,500 grant to Brett Hare. The grant is funded by Corey's Goal. Past recipients are Brett Martin (2019), Michael Hall (2018) and Zach Rang (2017). Brett Hare 2019-2020 season
  • 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.