UPDATE: The Van Buren Police Department issued a news release Tuesday welcoming six new school resource officers.
The new SROs started work on Tuesday.
“It is the first time in the district’s history to have a full-time SRO on every campus,” the news release states.
Here is a list of every Van Buren school resource officer and the school they are assigned to:
Deputy Robin Kuykendall – Tate Elementary
Cpl. Heather Hoffsommer – Izard Center for Learning
Cpl. David Passen – City Heights Elementary
Cpl. Chase DeCroo – King Elementary
Cpl. George Edelen – Butterfield Trail Middle School
Cpl. Dewayne Richesin – Northridge Middle School
Cpl. Chris Ho – Van Buren High School
Cpl. Nick Harvey – Central Elementary
Cpl. Stephen Lawrence – Freshman Academy
Ofc. Megan Slayton – Rena Elementary
Ofc. Erin Faulkenberry- Parkview Elementary
VAN BUREN, Ark. (KFTA) — The Van Buren School District has amped up security to better protect students and staff.