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School Resource Officer

The Dutchess County Sheriffs Office School Resource Officer Program has been used as the national model.  It is operated as a proactive initiative based on prevention, education, and  intervention where specially trained and experienced Deputy Sheriff’s are placed in our schools on a full-time basis.

School Resource Officer speaking with studentsProgram Goals:

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office has implemented the School Resource Officer Program in the following participating school districts:

The Deputy Sheriffs assigned as School Resource Officers conduct community outreach and crime prevention programs as well as act as a liaison between the school community and Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office.

The Triad Approach

Law Enforcement Officer

Law Related Advisor

Law Related Educator