08-14-2012 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #29


Title
2012-2013 School Resource Officer Agreements

Discussion

Annually the District contracts with nine law enforcement agencies to provide School Resource Officers (SROs) in secondary and middle schools for the purpose of ensuring student and staff safety, and to promote positive relationships between students and law enforcement officers.

The contracts have been sent to all Police Chiefs and the Sheriff. Once signed by the individual municipalities and the county, the contracts will be returned for signature of the Board Chair and the Superintendent. Please see the attachment for a breakdown on schools and costs.



Recommendation
Approve the School Resource Officer contracts that provide for a unilateral reimbursement cost of $30,500 per SRO for the 2012-2013 school year with the following law enforcement agencies; Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titsuville and West Melbourne Police Departments. A total of 28 SRO's will serve 16 high schools and 12 middle schools.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 7/10/2012
Consent after Information8/14/2012

Authority for Action
FS 1006.12

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Other Sources

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
12/13$854,000Yes100Various0004106110312000

Contact
Andrea E. Alford, Director, District and School Security      633-1000 ext.290


Attachment:  2012-2013 Budget Breakdown w-11-12 strings 6.11.12 hp.pdf