The School Resource Officer program places an officer on the campuses of the public high school and middle schools within the City of Beaufort.
Resource officers have three roles:
- Acting as an advisor and/or resource to students by furnishing guidance on law-related issues and ethical concepts and by providing individual counseling as needed
- Carrying out the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer
- Instructing an integrated educational curriculum of criminal justice and other related topics; explaining the role of police in society.