School Resource Officer
As the Tupper Lake Central School District considers adding School Resource Officers to our schools, we are interested in feedback from the community.

A School Resource Officer (SRO) is generally considered to play a variety of roles within a school including, but not limited to the following:
1) Provide security against intruders and/or other threats to the safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and visitors;
2) Work with students to learn about personal safety, and build positive relationships with law enforcement;
3) Work with faculty and staff on safety measures and protocols;
4) Work with administrators and building safety teams to identify weaknesses in safety, and help in the development of safety plans;
5) Foster community partnerships to build positive relationships and extend resources to parents and community members.

It would be our hope to have an SRO in each building while school is in session that would follow the District's calendar. Ideally, this would be in place by September 1, 2019.

The following questions will help us frame the interest from the Tupper Lake Community on this subject.

Are you currently a resident of Tupper Lake *
Gender *
Please select your age range. *
Do you currently have children, grandchildren, or other other relatives as students in TLCSD? *
Are you concerned about violence in schools? *
Do you believe that having an SRO in school could help prevent a violent act? *
Do you feel that an SRO should be armed? *
Do you believe there are benefits to the community from fostering positive relationships between students and law enforcement? *
Would you be willing to support funding through the school budget for an SRO in our schools? *
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