School Resource Officer

SRO Clay Hadley
SRO Clay Hadley

The school resource officer is a sworn officer of the Sterling Police Department assigned to the Sterling Unit 5 School District, primarily Sterling High School and Challand Middle School. First and foremost a police officer, the “SRO” reports on a daily basis to Assistant Principals at both schools. The officer’s primary function is to nurture and promote positive and effective communication between the schools and the police department while coordinating and enhancing onsite police services.