School Resource Officers

Resource officer responsibilities

The School Resource Officer program places an officer on the campuses of the public high school and middle schools within the City of Beaufort.

Resource officers have three roles:

  • Acting as an advisor and/or resource to students by furnishing guidance on law-related issues and ethical concepts and by providing individual counseling as needed
  • Carrying out the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer
  • Instructing an integrated educational curriculum of criminal justice and other related topics; explaining the role of police in society

If you have any questions or comments regarding the program, contact Sgt. Patrick Schmucker.