School Resource Officers

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Sgt Jarad Carson
School Resource Officers

The Washington County School District and the St. George Police Department have had a long standing relationship, with officers being assigned to specific schools, spanning more than 30 years.  The program is well established and has proven to be beneficial, not only for the District and Police Department but also for the students and their family members.  During the school year, SROs report to duty at their school and typically work during school hours.  They are also responsible for security during on-campus events (basketball games, dances, etc).  When school is not in session, SROs either take time off or report to other Police Divisions for break and/or summer assignments.  Those may include, Traffic/Motors, Bike Patrol, Investigations, or assisting with Patrol Staffing.  The SROs really enjoy their assignment and tend to stay in that role for several years, they find it very fulfilling and challenging.

The School Resource Officer Program is a joint effort between the St. George Police Department and the Washington County School District.