School Resource Officer

The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office, School Resource Officer (SRO) Unit serves: Rolling Hills Local, Mid-East Career and Technology Center (Buffalo), FoxFire East Academy, and East Guernsey Local school districts.

This Unit strives to engage students with a positive Law Enforcement experience. We build relationships through trust and respect, not fear and intimidation. SRO’s work very hard in being proactive and not reactive.

These Deputies have three main responsibilities while in the schools
1. Teacher
2. Counselor
3. Law Enforcement Officer

— Teacher: Drug Educating, Anti-smoking, Anti-bullying, Internet Safety Training and more

— Counselor: Provide an open ear for students to talk and/or bring other outside groups into the schools, to assist them in working through a wide variety of youth/teen issues.

— Law Enforcement: Handle all incidents that are criminal in nature

If you would like any addition information please feel free to contact either:
Deputy Chad Kurns U-3 at 3003@guernseysheriff.com
Deputy Jon Simmerman U-25 at 3025@guernseysheriff.com
Or follow us on Twitter @GuernseySRO