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School Resource Officer Program
HENSLEYD             STEVENS
                         

School Resource Officers server our community in a unique fashion.  In addition to providing security for staff, visitors and students at their assigned school, they act as a liaison between the School System and Police Department, and are assigned the task of developing a rapport with the community youth.

Essential Duties of the School Resource Officers:

·        Monitors and patrols school property when school is in session to ensure safety.
·        Builds a positive rapport with students, parents and faculty.
·        Serves or coordinates service of court documents to parents of students regarding truancy or delinquent acts.
·        Investigates criminal activity and files and maintains reports.
·        Assists administrators in security planning for all ball games and special school events.
·        Assists the Principal with security, emergency, and safety planning and training.
·        Attends school faculty and parent meetings when requested by administrators.
·        Instructs short term specialized law enforcement or emergency preparedness programs and provides information as a guest speaker when invited by faculty. 

Mission:

The School Resource Officer main objective is to support and facilitate the educational process in Elizabethton by fostering a safe and secure environment for students and staff, and proactively interacting with the students.

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School Assignments:
The Elizabethton Police Department has two (2) active School Resource Officers.

Corporal Daniel Hensley: T.A. Dugger Jr. High School, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday
Corporal James Stevens: Elizabethton High School, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday