Security Staffing


Florida Schools Looking to Hire New SROs

Florida Schools Looking to Hire New SROs

“We’re looking for those folks who really want to make a huge impact. Post Parkland we’ve had a surge of people who really want to make a difference,” schools police Chief Edwin Lopez told CBS Miami.

Police and Students Work Together in New Safety Program

Police and Students Work Together in New Safety Program

As part of the PSU Police’s Student Safety Ambassadors program, student ambassadors patrol the campus grounds, walking through buildings at night. The students also help with late-night safe walks, escorting students back to their residence halls after dark.



Washington State High School Hires Full Time Resource Officer

Washington State High School Hires Full Time Resource Officer

A Washington State school district and police department are partnering up to provide an SRO to the local high school.

Arkansas District to Train Staff Volunteers as School Security Officers

Arkansas District to Train Staff Volunteers as School Security Officers

According to Broyles, the volunteers went through 60 hours of intensive training with law enforcement. The school district wants CSSOs on and near campuses in case of an emergency.

Wisconsin Police Partner with Schools to Increase Security

Wisconsin Police Partner with Schools to Increase Security

Officer Jason Trimborn said his job as a school resource officer is to “give them the sense of safety, stability, security that comes with having an officer there to be the first line of defense to anything bad that can happen at the school.”

Chicago-Area School Hires First Security Director

Chicago-Area School Hires First Security Director

West Aurora School District hires officer to increase security

Arkansas School Security Officers Can Carry at Sporting Events

Arkansas School Security Officers Can Carry at Sporting Events

The seven employees authorized to carry on campus were trained by the Arkansas State Police. Those who are teachers lock their guns in a safe while they’re in the classroom.

Georgia School District to Hire 16 Police Officers

Georgia School District to Hire 16 Police Officers

The safety committee’s plan involves hiring 16 police officers to help patrol at elementary school campuses. There are already police officers in place at each of the district’s middle and high school campuses.

District to Hire Retired Officers for School Security

District to Hire Retired Officers for School Security

“Nothing is more sacred to us than the safety of our students and staff,” Superintendent of Schools Danny A. Robertozzi said.

Maine Schools Double Down on Security and Safety

Maine Schools Double Down on Security and Safety

Many Maine campuses are adding school resource officers in addition to their other security measures. According to data collected by University of Southern Maine research analyst Danielle Layton, Maine had at least 82 school resource officers as of this fall.

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