Photos of the Week: SRO Appreciation Day 2024

On National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day, communities recognize and appreciate the invaluable contributions of School Resource Officers in safeguarding our schools and nurturing a safe learning environment for our children.

Prince William County, VA

I.U.P.A. Local Prince William County Police Association, #5010 Members in Virginia were appreciated in some posts on the Prince William County Police Department’s social media page, “School Resource Officer Appreciation Day not only honors those who serve our school communities as certified law enforcement officers but also commemorates their contribution as role models and law-related educators. PWCPD echoes this sentiment and is proud of our SROs and their commitment to the safest environment possible for the students and staff of Prince William County Schools.”

Lebanon, MO

I.U.P.A. Local Lebanon Police Officers Assn., #7 SROs in Missouri were recognized by Lebanon Police Department’s post, “We have the BEST School Resource Officers around! Today is National SRO Appreciation Day and we wanted to give a shout out to Officer Janko and Officer Ambrose! If you see them around today make sure to show your appreciation for them too!”

Harris County, TX

I.U.P.A. Local Coalition of Police, #911 Members in Texas were pictured in a post on Harris County Constable Precinct 4’s social media page, “February 15th marks National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day! We extend our deep appreciation to Constable Mark Herman’s School Resource Officers and all SROs across our region for their remarkable contributions to the students and schools they serve.”

Lakewood, CO

I.U.P.A. Local Lakewood Police Union, #303 SROs in Colorado were pictured in a post from Lakewood Police Department, “We are incredibly lucky to have these amazing Detectives on our School Resource Officer team! They all love what they do and it shows in their interactions with kids. On National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day, we want to say thank you to our SROs for their commitment to the children in our wonderful city!”

Each week, the I.U.P.A. Briefing Room features a photo that exemplifies the valuable part of the community that our Law Enforcement Officers all across the U.S. are and their positive impact as well as their dedication, service, and sacrifice.

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