School Resource Officer Mark Allen and Dover High School Principal Bill Rickard

In January 2014, in cooperation with the Dover Area School District, the Northern York County Regional Police Department assigned a School Resource Officer to the school district.  The officer has an office in the High School and handles law enforcement duties at all Dover Schools.  This effort has lead to a higher cooperative effort between the police department and the school district.  The goal of this collaboration is to provide a safe environment for students, staff, and visitors to the school district.

In addition to having a uniformed presence in the school, the job description of the SRO also includes the following;

  • Handle parking and traffic concerns
  • Provide classroom instruction on a variety of topics pertaining to law enforcement
  • Present Educational assemblies
  • Coordinate police presence at after school activities
  • Investigate criminal activity
  • Provide information on current trends to the NYCRPD and other law enforcement agencies
  • Assist school officials in enforcing truancy and attendance

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