Although the Crookston School District employs its own School Resource Officer (in partnership with the City of Crookston and Crookston Police Department), and the East Grand Forks School District has their own SRO as well, other school districts in Polk County have expressed interest in the benefits of having an SRO presence as well, and the Polk County Board of Commissioners is currently discussing how the county and Polk County Sheriff’s Office might be able to help out.

Local and area school and law enforcement officials and other stakeholders met at Crookston High School to discuss the possibilities.