K9 Officers have duties that include search and rescue, drug and contraband detection, suspect tracking, article searches, and suspect apprehension/compliance. K9 officers are highly trained and specialized units and contribute a great deal to the protection of our citizens.
Our School Resource Officers (SROs):
1. Provide law enforcement and police services to the school, school grounds and areas
adjacent to the school. Investigate allegations of criminal incidents per police department policies and procedures. Enforce state and local laws and ordinances. Make appropriate referrals to juvenile authorities or other governmental agencies.
2. Work to prevent juvenile delinquency through close contact and positive relationships with students. In addition the SRO develops crime prevention programs and conduct security inspections to deter criminal or delinquent activities. The SROs monitor crime statistics and work with local patrol officers and students together to design crime prevention strategies
3. Establish and maintain a close partnership with school administrators in order to provide for a safe school environment. Assist school officials with their efforts to enforce Board Of Education policies and procedures. Ensure school administrator safety by being present during school searches, which may involve weapons, controlled dangerous substances or in such cases that, the student’s emotional state may present a risk to the administrator. Assist school administrators in emergency crisis planning and building security matters. Provide a course of training for school personnel in handling crisis situations, which may arise at the school.