•  SPRINGTOWN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

    SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER
     
     
    • PURPOSE -  To support district policy that students will be safe and secure while attending school. The S.R.O. will serve all district campuses on a daily basis as required. This may include, but not limited to: formal instruction, counseling in areas involving the law and/or police, law enforcement; and, as a general source of information regarding criminal law and its process.  
    • PROCEDURE - To serve as a law enforcement officer and to be accessible to students and faculty in order to a create a positive and desirable means by which people can report on-campus criminal matters or seek advise within their own environment.
      • The S.R.O. shall be the reporting officer for criminal acts (to include violations of the Texas Penal Code, Texas Education Code, Texas Health and Safety Code, and Texas Traffic Laws) that occur while on an assigned campus.
      • When immediate action is needed for reporting an offense and the S.R.O. is not available, a patrol officer shall be called.
      • S.R.O.s are not to be considered agents of the campus principal or assistant principal(s), to the extent that they assist with observation, recognition, and reporting of the school rule violations.
      • S.R.O.s shall be included in all locker/vehicle/individual searches when it is believed that illegal substances or weapons are expected to be found, or the possibility of danger or violence exists toward any person or property.
      • When necessary, S.R.O.s will make arrests for offenses committed in their presence. All pertinent reports will be completed in a timely manner and information shared with the appropriate school officials regarding the arrest.
    • CONSULTATION - To meet with students on an individual or group basis when called upon.
      • S.R.O.s are not intended to replace any school counselor, or are they to conduct or offer any formal psychological counseling.
      • S.R.O.s will advise students on responsibilities and procedures concerning criminal matters.
      • S.R.O.s will help resolve, by advice, issues between students that involve criminal matters that may result in a criminal matter, disturbance, or disruption.
      • S.R.O.s will counsel and advise on substance abuse, sexual abuse, or any form of child abuse.
      • Student confidentiality shall be maintained unless the gravity of the situation dictates otherwise.
    • JOB SPECIFICS
      • The S.R.O.s office is located in high school administrative area.
      • The S.R.O.s workday is eight hours.
      • The S.R.O.s work schedule is for both fall and spring semesters.
      • The S.R.O.s campus assignments include all district campuses.
      • The S.R.O. files required reports in a timely manner as needed for specific programs.

    To contact the Springtown ISD School Resource Officer, please email fmarshall@springtownisd.net or call Springtown High School at 817-220-3888.