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DeKalb District 428’s new school resource police officers say they’re ‘visible in schools and available for the kids’

The school district’s leadership hired two new SROs at the start of the 2022-23 school year to add support for the longstanding program, which now employs the services of a total count of five police officers.

Josef Gordon, DeKalb Police officer and student resource officer at DeKalb High School, talks Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, at the school, about what he enjoys most about working with students and some of the challenges that it can create.
School Resource Officer Tony Densberger (left) is seen Oct. 20, 2022 with Keniyah Stevenson and Briana Elion (right) at Clinton Rosette Middle School in DeKalb.
Josef Gordon, DeKalb Police officer and student resource officer at DeKalb High School, talks Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, at the school, about what he enjoys most about working with students and some of the challenges that it can create.