The School Resource officer serves in the middle schools and high schools to prevent crime in the school and on campus and to serve as a vital resource to students, parents, educators and others, in solving problems, maintaining order and mentoring youth. In addition, the school resource officer presents safety programs to elementary and middle school students in District #159 and District #162.
The police department works in cooperation with School District #159 and School District #162 to deploy a resource officer who works directly out of the schools, within the village of Richton Park. The School Resource officer may be contacted at (708) 283-6393 Ext. #436 directly for specific, school related issues.