New program could benefit school, cities
H-M-S proposes School Resource Officer for district buildings
September 28, 2023
The Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School is exploring implementation of a School Resource Officer program with the cooperation of two cities in the district.
A draft 28E agreement with the City of Hartley was reviewed by the school board on Sept. 18. Superintendent Patrick Carlin said the district is also seeking a similar agreement with the City of Sanborn.
The SRO program's purpose is to "help maintain a healthy and safe school environment which will promote public health, safety and welfare." Its goals are to create an environment where all students feel safe and supported; instill in...