School Resource Officer talks to MS about Bullying

Posted on September 16, 2016, in Academics, Events


This week, General McLane School District’s School Resource Officer talked to middle schools students about bullying and internet safety.

Paul Hagerty talked with 5th and 6th grade students on the impact and effects of bullying to students and schools. He will continue the conversations with students next week.

Hagerty is one of five Deputy Sheriffs who works full-time as a School Resource Officer through the Erie County Sheriff’s Office. The other districts that participate in this program are Harbor Creek, Northwestern, North East, and Fairview School Districts.

School Resource Officers work toward educating students in the safest possible environment and also insures a first responder to emergencies. The Deputy Sheriff, as a School Resource Officer, is involved in Parent and Student Organizations, attends sporting events at the school, and presents many Law Enforcement Education and Diversion programs, including the Officer Phil Program in the elementary levels throughout the County of Erie.