The mission of the School Resource Officer Program is to reduce incidents of delinquency in or around school by combining law enforcement with educational professionals to address drug and alcohol abuse, youth violence, truancy and other youth issues in an educational environment.
The following goals are shared between the District and the City with regard to the School Resource Officer Program:
- Provide a safe and respectful school;
- Enhance the relationship between law enforcement officers and students in the District’s schools; and
- Foster educational programs, which will address tobacco, alcohol, and other drug issues, violence diffusion and prevention, and other safety issues as needed.