The Sheriff’s Office has six officers, working in conjunction
with Superintendent Charles Warren and the DeKalb County Board
of Education, to ensure the safety of students in the DeKalb County
School System. School resource officers are stationed at
schools throughout the county to both prevent and quickly respond
to any situations which may arise that would pose a danger to students.
All six officers are certified to teach DARE classes to fifth
grade students throughout the county.
Our school resource officers are involved in numerous programs
and activities in our county’s schools, including anti-drug
concentrations, PTO, Red Ribbon Week, clean up and painting of
schools as needed, teaching self defense tactics for small children,
and performing as truancy officers as needed. Our officers
participate in bus safety and other governmental training courses
appropriate to their duties. Officers also volunteer as
coaches, and volunteer in the communities to do whatever our schools