School Resource Officers

Walter Colbert, Mark Patton, and Kelly Springfield serve as Boaz Police Department's School Resource Officers (SROs). The assignment centers on supporting the Boaz City School System in daily activities including being a law-related counselor, law-related education teacher and law enforcement officer.

Other key elements for this role include the close relationships SROs must create and maintain with:
  • Members of the community
  • Parents
  • Principals
  • School staff
  • Students
  • Teachers