School Resource Officer

Course Length: 80.0 Hours

Course Number Start Date End Date Time Location (Hover for more information) Instructor/Coordinator Status
TBA 06/03/2019 06/14/2019 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. GPSTC, FORSYTH DILLARD HUGHES
TBA 07/08/2019 07/19/2019 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. GPSTC, FORSYTH DILLARD HUGHES

Who Should Attend: Any P.O.S.T. certified Georgia police officer or deputy sheriff assigned to a SRO position, or pending an assignment as a SRO, should attend this course.

Prerequisite: Students must be P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement officers and assigned to, or pending assignment to, School Resource Officer duties.

This course is intended for law enforcement officers assigned as, or anticipating assignment as, a School Resource Officer.Topics will include the Role of the SRO Within the School Environment, Search and Seizure in the School, Juvenile Law, Criminal Offenses, Gang Awareness, Drug Awareness, Interviews and Interrogations, Emergency Preparedness, FERPA, Restraint and Seclusion, Crisis Intervention and Mental Health Awareness, Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Tactical Casualty Combat Care, Active Shooter, Instructional Strategies, Eight (8) hours of Verbal Defense and Influence, and Report Writing.