SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS/DARE
The School Resource Officer Program is handled by three officers, Scott Abney, Roger Ruby and Joel Shepherd. All three officers have attended the Department of Criminal Justice Basic School Resource Officer class. Officer Abney is assigned to Lloyd High School, Officer Ruby to Tichenor Middle School, and Officer Shepherd to the Elementary Schools. Some of the activities and programs this position is responsible for include: Youth Crime Watch, I-Safe, I-Stik, summer camps, and assisting with the athletic programs at all schools.
Officer Joel Shepherd is also a DARE Instructor for Arnett Elementary, Lindeman Elementary, and Miles Elementary. In this endeavor, he makes positive contacts with the elementary school children in the Erlanger/Elsmere School District. Children learn not only to “Say No to Drugs” but also learn Police Officers can be your friend.