School Resource Officer

The Camillus Police Department has one School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to the West Genesee School District. The School Resource Officer provides services for the seven separate schools within the district. The School Resource Officer works with school administrators and educators year round, as well as continuously evaluating and updating the safety plans for each school.

The School Resource Officer is a member of the State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association as well as the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Safe Schools Coalition which provides training and networking opportunities with other School Resource Officers from other local and regional police agencies.

The responsibilities of the Camillus Police School Resource Officer include but are not limited to:

The School Resource Officer utilizes both reactive and proactive community policing methods in dealing with law enforcment issues district wide. The School Resource Officer participates in off duty activities such as sports activities and other school related functions that foster positive relationships with both students and staff in order to change the way young people perceive the law enforcement community.