Borough of Bellefonte

School Resource Officer

01.29.2009  |  Email This Page   |  Print This Page


The Bellefonte Borough Police Department recently implemented a School Resource Officer position. This is a cooperative effort between the Bellefonte School District and the Bellefonte Police Department.

Officer Jason Brower is currently assigned to this position.

The Benefits and Duties of the School Resource Officer are many:

- Enhance the delivery of law enforcement related education to students

- Promote a greater understanding between Law Enforcement and students

- Reduce juvenile crime through education prevention and investigative efforts

- Provide a Law enforcement presence to attempt to prevent crimes on school property

- Meet with students and provide law enforcement related counseling guidance and referrals to other agencies as needed

- Build a rapport between students and law enforcement

-    Handle any criminal incidents that happen on or around school property

Officer Brower’s office is at the Bellefonte High School. He is currently involved in doing educational programs at the Elementary, Middle and High School levels.

Officer Brower can be reached by email at jbrower@basd or by calling the Bellefonte High School.