School Resource Officer

Basic Course

32 Hours (four days)

The Roles, Duties, and Responsibilities of a School Resource Officer


The School Resource Officer (SRO) is a specialized position that requires specialized training. If you're new to the schools, have been there for years, or will be starting soon, nothing is more important than attending this basic course.


Those who attend this training will receive the skills and materials to make their schools safer, interact positively with students, convey law related education, mentor youth, spot threats of danger, and be a difference maker in the lives of our students, teachers, parents, and community.


No training is more important for a School Resource Officer than this training.

100% would recommend the training

    History/Duties/Role of the School Resource Officer

    The Application of Law in a Public School

    Implementing CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design)

    Lowering the Risk of Danger by Lowering our Vulnerability to Violence

    The Benefits and Application of Crime Prevention Techniques

    Conducting Vulnerability Assessments (including practical application)

    Utilizing Mechanical and Human Security Techniques

    General Instructor Techniques

    Classroom Management

    Law-related Education

    School Violence and Lessons Learned

    Managing/Preventing a Crisis

    Mentoring Students

    SRO Focus and Direction

    School and Police Partnerships

    Written evaluation

What others are saying

Comments from SRO's who have attended our trainings
Great flow in classroom. Did a very good job with time management and course material was relevant to hands-on portion of class. I would strongly recommend course to other SRO's.
Awesome class. Really looking forward to any other future classes in near future.
Information is great & will be put to use immediately!
Excellent instructor, balancing experience and knowledge and delivering an outstanding and valuable program.
Organized and relevant training. Will prove to be very useful.
Best training I've ever attended as a police offer!
Other Details
Each participant will receive the following:
Who should attend?

    The Shomette Group provides not only "The best basic ever" but we work with each new SRO as much as he or she needs to implement the training concepts and materials.

    Safety layers worksheet and evaluation procedures

    Student Behavior Checklist & Teacher Safety Journal

    PowerPoints, lesson plans, handouts, and other staff development materials

    Access to the SRO Toolbox & more!

    • SRO's currently working inside a school
    • Officers preparing to enter a school
    • DARE officers
    • GREAT officers
    • Superintendents
    • Police Supervisors
    • Probation Officers
    • Others with protective responsibilities

$495 per person ($445 per person for districts or police departments that send three or more personnel)


Special pricing available upon request for school districts and/or police departments that would like to sponsor the entire training as an in-service or professional development training exclusively for their personnel.


Free training available for those who host a course. To see how easy it is, take a look at our hosting information.