Borough of Bellefonte

School Resource Officer

01.29.2009  |  Email This Page   |  Print This Page

SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER

The Bellefonte Borough Police Department recently implemented a School Resource Officer position. This is a cooperative effort between the Bellefonte School District and the Bellefonte Police Department.

Officer Jason Brower is currently assigned to this position.

The Benefits and Duties of the School Resource Officer are many:

Enhance the delivery of law enforcement related education to students

Promote a greater understanding between Law Enforcement and students

Reduce juvenile crime through education prevention and investigative efforts

Provide a Law enforcement presence to attempt to prevent crimes on school property

Meet with students and provide law enforcement related counseling guidance and referrals to other agencies as needed

Build a rapport between students and law enforcement

–    Handle any criminal incidents that happen on or around school property

Officer Brower’s office is at the Bellefonte High School. He is currently involved in doing educational programs at the Elementary, Middle and High School levels.

Officer Brower can be reached by email at [email protected] or by calling the Bellefonte High School.