SRO You Should Know
The Abingdon Police Department supplies a full-time School Resource Officer to E.B. Stanley Middle School for the school year. Officer C.A. Heath has been the designated School Resource Officer for seven (7) years. The SRO program is designed to promote and foster the ongoing partnership between law enforcement, the school system, and the community to ensure safer schools, successful students, and productive citizens.
When asked what he likes best about his job as an SRO. Officer Heath responded, “The challenge of working in a setting comprised of children from all different cultural, economic, and social backgrounds. I hope that my efforts as an SRO have a positive effect so the students continue making positive choices and give back to the community.”