School Resource Officer

The Miami Police Department school resource officers is assigned to Miami Public School campuses during the school year and patrol shifts during the summer months. It is the job of the school resource officers to patrol all school campuses, investigate criminal activity and traffic accidents, educate students and staff about crime prevention, and participate in other various programs and activities on all Miami Public School campuses.

This is a vital position for our department and the program has been a great success. The goal of the program is to make our public schools as safe as possible and provide a positive learning environment for all students.


These positions are funded by the City of Miami. The school resource officers works closely with school administration, staff, students and parents to handle the variety of issues that arise on the school campuses. Our School Resource Officers have received specialized training for the assignment and continues to obtain additional training when budget and time allows.