School Resource/Community Policing Officers

The goal of the Anderson Police Department’s School Resource Officer program is to forge a partnership with educators who work within the various schools in our community. It is the Anderson Police Department’s goal to provide liaisons to work with
school personnel to promote the success of all students.

Assisting School Personnel
School Resource Officers (SROs) assist school personnel in the following areas:
  • Assessing and maintaining safety / security in the school buildings
  • Enforcing truancy laws and school attendance policies
  • Identifying children who may be at risk of neglect and/or abuse
  • Law enforcement-related education in the classrooms upon request
  • Mentoring