Public Safety Program

Windsor Police Department

Enhancement to School and Police Partnership: Sage Park Middle School School Resource Officer (SRO) Program

To expand upon the Town of Windsor School and Police partnership through implementation of a School Resource Officer (SRO) at Sage Park Middle School.

Emerging Public Safety Issue

  • Increased Delinquency (crime) by Middle School age youth
  • Greater volume of Calls for Service at SPMS: Delinquency & Emotional Needs / Crisis
  • Nature and types of incidents with Middle School age youth (Crimes vs Persons)
  • Demonstrated need for access to Community Partner / Resource @ SPMS

SRO's enhance Public Safety and benefit the Community


  • High school principals and assistant principals rated SROs as effective or very effective concerning impact on school safety and security.

  • Teachers and students felt positively about the SRO approach after only three months of SRO placement.

  • Eighty-four percent (84%) of teachers and fifty-three percent (53%) of students said the SRO presence contributed to deterring violence.

  • Seventy-eight percent (78%) of teachers and forty-five percent (45%) of students said the SRO presence deterred drug activity.

  • Sixty-five percent (65%) of teachers and forty-one percent (41%) of students said the SRO had helped reduce the amount of violence at the school.

  • Seventy-one percent (71%) of teachers forty-seven (47%) percent of students said they felt safer because of the SRO presence.

  • Seventy percent (70%) of teachers said the SRO presence contributed to a better learning environment. -Center for Prevention of School Violence

Contact Us !

Leanr more about the exisiting Windsor Police SRO at Windsor High School and the anticipated program at Sage Park School: http://www.townofwindsorct.com/police/