The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office received the Model School Resource Officer Agency Award at the National Association of School Resource …
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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office received the Model School
Resource Officer Agency Award at the National Association of School
Resource Officers’ annual conference in July.
School-resource officers are trained to educate and counsel
students while also serving a general law-enforcement function in
The award is given annually to a law enforcement agency that has
exhibited excellence in implementing or maintaining a
school-resource officer program.
“I think it was the fact that we’re able to strike a very nice
balance between that law enforcement, counselor and resource person
in the schools,” Sheriff Grayson Robinson said.
Award recipients are graded for their levels of training, the
comprehensiveness of their policies and procedures, and the overall
quality of their daily operations. Judges interview officers and
school district officials and review an agency’s educational
“We’re very proud of receiving the award and the recognition,”
Robinson said. “It’s all the result of the hard work those seven
men and women do.”
Seven county deputies and one supervisor work in K-12 schools in
the unincorporated areas of Arapahoe County, the city of Centennial
and the town of Deer Trail.
The nonprofit National Association of School Resource Officers
represents more than 9,000 school-resource officers.
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