The School Resource Officer (SRO) program is a partnership between the Russellville Police Department and the Russellville School District. SRO's are full time, Russellville officers assigned to schools within the Russellville School District.
The primary purpose of the SRO program is the reduction and prevention of crime committed by juveniles and young adults. The program goals are:
Reduction of criminal offenses committed by juveniles and young adults
Establish rapport with students
Establish rapport with parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and other adults
Present a positive role image for students and adults
Provide safety for students, faculty, staff, and all persons involved with the school district