School Safety Officer Course


The School Safety Officer Course is a 3 day/ 24 hour  training course for non – sworn safety and security officers working in schools with an SRO or solo. The course will emphasize three main areas of instruction:

o    Functioning as a security officer in the school setting

o    Working effectively with students

o    School Safety and Emergency Planning

Attendees will gain a working knowledge of the School Safety Officer concept and how to establish a lasting partnership with their schools.

Who Should Attend

School Safety & Security Staff.

Course Topics

This 3 day – course topics include:

o    History, Definition, Roles & Responsibilities

o    SS/School Administration/SRO Relationships

o    SSO Skills for Effective Communication with youth

o    School Law for the SSO

o    Report Writing for the SSO

o    SSO Role in Dealing with Special Education youth

o    SSO Role in Substance Use, Abuse and Understanding Addictions

o    School Safety and Emergency Planning, Procedures and Response Teams