Bienville Parish School Resource Officers attend Safe School Conference

Pictured left to right are Travis Sullivant, Trevor Ryder, Bentley Williams and Scott Phillips.

The third annual Safe School Conference was held June 20 – 22 in Marksville this year.

The Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Office had four Deputy Sheriffs/School Resource Officers (SRO) attend the SRO Association Conference this year.

While they were there the SROs had multiple opportunites to receive extended training in various topics including school mapping, current juvenile law, gang issues, youth culture trends, active shooter training, recognizing PTSD and much more.

They received a refresher on their SRO duties and responsiblites taught by lecturers including agents from the U.S. Secret Service.

Deputies Darrell Spencer and Tony Toms were unable to attend due to prior assignments as SROs for Bienville Parish Summer School.

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