The School Resource Deputy utilizes the concept of educator, informal counselor, and law enforcer, working to:
Bridge the gap and build relationships between law enforcement and youth
Assist schools in keeping campuses safe and drug-free
Investigate school-related criminal activity
Assist with serious school violations as deemed necessary
The School Resource Deputy works to reduce juvenile crime through mentoring, teaching, and displaying a personal interest in students and their activities. The officer provides information and training on public safety and other related topics for students, parents, and school staff.