RELEASE: EPCSO SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER PROGRAM

RELEASE: EPCSO SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER PROGRAM

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, Texas - El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be continuing its School Resource Officer Program (SRO) this upcoming 2016-2017 school year.

            This will be the third year for the program, which was first introduced in April 2014 as part of a grant from the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). The basic duties of the Deputies assigned to schools; are to respond to all police calls in their respective school as well as assigned feeder schools. Deputies also give various presentations regarding teen issues, conduct counseling, mentoring of students and assist staff.

The SRO officers also take part in school activities such as; Law Enforcement clubs, food drives, Red Ribbon Week, career days presentations and an assortment of other tasks.  

            The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office currently has School Resource Officers assigned to the following schools in the Clint and San Elizario School Districts.

· East Montana Middle School

· East Montana High School

· Horizon Middle School

·  Horizon High School

·  Ricardo Estrada Middle School

·  Clint High School

·  Ann M. Garcia-Enriquez Middle School

· San Elizario High School

            The school year begins August 22, 2016, for the Clint and San Elizario school districts.

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Published 04 August 2016 08:45 AM by lantunez

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