CKEC(LEGAL) - SECURITY PERSONNEL: SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS
Note: For general provisions applicable to district security personnel, including school resource officers, see CKE.
A school resource officer is a peace officer who is assigned by the officer's employing political subdivision to provide:
- A police presence at a public school;
- Safety or drug education to students of a public school; or
- Other similar services.
Occupations Code 1701.601
A peace officer who is a visiting school resource officer in a public school must be licensed as provided by Occupations Code Chapter 1701. Occupations Code 1701.602
Firearms Accident Prevention Program
A peace officer who is a visiting school resource officer in a public elementary school shall at least once each school year offer to provide instruction to students in a firearms accident prevention program, as determined by the district.
A firearms accident prevention program must include the safety message, "Stop! Don't Touch. Leave the Area. Tell an Adult.", and may include instructional materials from the National Rifle Association Eddie Eagle Gun Safe Program, including animated videos and activity books.
Occupations Code 1701.603