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School Safety and Security Staff

RCW:  RCW 28A.320.124: School safety and security staff—Policy and procedure—Presentation to students.

In the White River School District, the primary responsibilities of safety and security staff are to improve school safety, create a positive school climate and build positive relationships with students through:
  • Greeting students during the school day
  • Provide campus safety and supervision duties
  • Reinforcement of school-wide expectations
  • Collaboration with school staff to develop and support behavior interventions
  • Support administration with discipline incidents and investigations
  • Proactive participation in school-based threat assessment teams
“Safety and security staff” means a campus security officer or intervention officer, whose primary job duty is to provide safety or security services for a school site(s). Safety and security staff complete classroom training on subjects related to their role during the first year of working on school property and continuing professional development each year.
The district recognizes the importance of establishing a means for resolving concerns that may arise related to safety and security staff. The full complaint resolution process is detailed in Board Procedure 4311P.