NEWTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER
YOUTH OFFICER Will Chapman
The Newtown Police Department as a whole provides the town with any and all police services and responses. The School Resource Officer (SRO)
is assigned to the Youth Bureau and acts as a Liaison between the schools and the police department. This is accomplished by assigning an Officer to the Middle School, High School, and the Reed Intermediate School.
The primary role of the SRO
is as a Law Enforcement Officer. The SRO proactively addresses safety and security issues to maintain a safe learning environment for the students as well as for the teachers.
Secondly, the SRO
is a Law-Related Counselor who provides guidance on law-related issues to students and acts as a link to support services inside and outside the school environment.
Thirdly, the SRO
is a Law-Related Education Teacher, who can provide the school with an additional educational resource by sharing their knowledge and experience in the classroom related to law enforcement topics.
ADDITIONAL SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS:
School Resource Officer Scott Smith (Reed Intermediate School)
School Resource Officer Liam Seabrook (Newtown High School)