South Carolina sheriff to plead guilty in bribery case

...innocent and justice would prevail.Metts' own biography said he was the first sheriff in South Carolina to hire school resource officers, employ women as sworn law enforcement officers and implement mandatory drug screening and psychological testing...

T.W. Josey students face charges after school brawl

...punching, pulling hair and using obscene language while in the 200 hall of the school.The fight was broken up by school resource officers, teachers and the school's administrator. Lee said the fight was stopped quickly and that no one was seriously...

Richmond County School System apologizes to Elbert County for 'miscommunication' with marching band

...inside without payment.Ultimately, the school's marching band decided to not perform."I talked to the School Resource Officer who witnessed this event. There were no derogatory words spoken or anything like that. That guideline wasn't...

Richmond County school safety officers begin annual training

...County School Safety and Security Department made his return to the classroom, only this time, as a student.School resource officers began preparing this week for the upcoming school year with a series of seminars. The 2 ½-week program is...

South Carolina coach accused of slapping female student

...says the matter should have been handled through the school system rather than the court system. Manning said school resource officers interviewed the student and witnesses.

Richmond County school board members differ on Georgia gun law

...chief, said it makes him nervous to think of teachers or principals carrying weapons, especially when trained school resource officers are on campus.Richmond County has an armed resource officer stationed in every middle and high school. Six...

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

...district.Attention also has focused on hiring school resource officers, sworn law enforcement officers who are trained...executive director of the National Association of School Resource Officers. He said his organization estimates there are...

Wendy Leigh Blanchard - Michael David Creason

...of Richmond, Ind. He is a graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, and was the Eric Bamberg School Resource Officer of the Year for South Carolina in 2011. Mike is a Master Police Officer at the Bluffton Police Department. The...

Rifles suggested in Ga. schools

...Wood's Mill Academy. Dyer said the weapons would be locked inside safes in the offices of school resource officers. She said all school resource officers are armed, but recent training showed that handguns they carry would not be effective in...

Across the region

...since not every district has the money to hire school resource officers.The Georgia Association of Educators has said...Calvine Rollins, says instead of paying for school resource officers, districts would then have to pay for six-week...