School Resource Officer

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

This foundational course is for officers assigned to a school and/or campus in the state of Georgia. This course will equip officers with the baseline knowledge, skills, and techniques to engage students, work with supportive staff, and protect school grounds. The course will provide information on the roles and responsibilities of SROs, legal frameworks, and trending concerns for the future of our youth. Through an understanding of obstacles that may affect our youth, officers will apply learned techniques throughout the 40 - hour week course to better prepare them for successful service in our schools across Georgia.

Prerequisites

Students must be POST certified law enforcement officers and assigned to, or pending assignment to, School Resource Officer duties.

Who Should Attend

Any POST certified Georgia police officer or deputy sheriff assigned to a SRO position, or pending an assignment as a SRO, should attend this course.

Special Notes

The first eight (8) hours of this course must now be completed in our online learning management system. Once you have been accepted to the class, you will receive information regarding access to the online classroom. All assignments must be completed by noon (12:00 p.m.) on the Friday before class is scheduled to begin on campus. Students who do not complete the required online portion of this course prior to the deadline will be withdrawn from the course.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
07/08/2024 07/12/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. ITCS24419 Register
07/22/2024 07/26/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. ITCS24420 Register
06/10/2024 06/14/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAS24481
06/24/2024 06/28/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAS24544 Register
11/11/2024 11/15/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
04/21/2025 04/25/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
06/09/2025 06/13/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
06/23/2025 06/27/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
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11/17/2025 11/21/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon