School Resource Officer


The Parkway School District contracts with the Police Department for a police officer to serve as the School Resource Officer (SRO) for Northeast Middle School and Bellerive Elementary School. The SRO has an office at Northeast Middle School and is present every day during school hours. The SRO also assists Bellerive Elementary upon request by providing counseling services, emergency preparation training and other programs.
The SRO approach toward schools consists of three major roles:
  • Law Enforcement Officer 
  • Teacher 
  • Counselor 
During the school day, the SRO can be seen:
  • Teaching classes 
  • Assisting the administration with crisis planning 
  • Helping students by talking about legal issues 
  • Sponsoring after school programs