School Resource Officer

Course Hours: 80.0 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 two-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.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
06/07/2021 06/18/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
07/12/2021 07/23/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon