School Resource Officers


What is a School Resource Officer?

Deputy talking to kidsSchool Resource Officers (SRO) are members of the Enforcement Division, who are assigned to serve schools in the unincorporated parts of the County. They work in collaboration with educators, students, parents, and the community to reduce crime, drug abuse, violence, and to provide a safe school environment.

 

School Resource Officers from the Sheriff's Office must attain certification by the National Association of School Resource Officers following 40 hours of training.

 

How do School Resource Officers Provide a Safe School Environment?

  • Patrol school grounds, respond to calls for service in the area, and participate in juvenile enforcement missions to prevent juvenile delinquency

  • Provide guidance on ethical issues in a classroom setting or informal settings

  • Provide individual counseling and mentoring to students

  • Give classroom presentations on the work of the SRO, the criminal justice system, and other related topics that help to build an understanding of law enforcement's role in the community

  • Participate in school-related events

Which Schools Are Deputies Assigned to?

 

The Sheriff's Office has six active School Resource Officers. 

Deputy Holly Greener: Aloha High School, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Deputy Dylan Leach: Beaverton Elementary Schools, Cedar Mill, Jacob Wismer, and Terra Linda, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Deputy Nathan Curry: Beaverton Elementary Schools, Barnes, Raleigh Park, and West Tualatin View, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Deputy Scott Haley: Westview High School, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Deputy Mike Griffin: Beaverton Elementary and Middle Schools, private schools Catlin Gabel, Life Christian, and Oregon Episcopal, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Deputy Jarrod McCreary: Hillsboro Elementary Schools, private school Forest Hills Lutheran 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

For more information, please contact Sergeant Greg Kisor, (503) 846-5882.