School Resource Officer (SRO)

School Resource Officer

The school resource officer is a detective assigned to work within the public school system. Currently, we have 4 SRO's, one in each high school (2) and one in each middle school (2). The SRO's work closely with school administrators and need to be self motivated, have good inter-personal skills, and have good organizational skills. Listed below are the general duties of SRO's:

  • Investigate criminal and drug offenses that occur on school grounds or other school related events;
  • Collect and preserve evidence that may be needed for prosecution purposes;
  • Design lesson plans and give classroom presentations as requested;
  • Attend meetings with school administrators, parents, and students;
  • Work with school officials to develop safety plans for the schools;
  • Patrol the schools and surrounding area;
  • Testify in court as required;
  • Complete written police reports and other written documentation as required;
  • Perform follow-up investigations as needed.