The School Resource Officer (SRO) serves as an educational liaison between Waukegan High School and Waukegan Police Department. There are currently two officers assigned to the SRO position. One is assigned to the Waukegan High School, Brookside Avenue campus, and one is assigned to the Waukegan High School, Washington Street campus. SROs are expected to enforce state laws, municipal ordinances and applicable school rules and policies. Assistance provided by the SRO to school personnel promotes a helping relationship enhancing a positive image of the Waukegan Police Department. The SRO shall work with the staff at the High School where the officer is assigned, establishing and operating such programs and activities in the school that are consistent with the intent of the agreement between the Waukegan School District and the Waukegan Police Department.
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