Library of Byrne JAG Promising Programs

West Virginia Prevention Resource Officer Program 

07-03-2018 12:45

Program Description

Byrne JAG funds support the Prevention Resource Officer (PRO) Program in West Virginia Schools. The PRO Program is a cooperative effort between schools and law enforcement to: improve student’s attitudes and knowledge of criminal justice and law enforcement, to prevent kids from committing crimes, to mentor youth with law enforcement officers to provide a safer school environment and to combine safety and child advocacy assuring a better school experience for all West Virginia youth. PRO has three main goals: Prevention; Mentoring; and Safety.

Agency and Program Information 


Keywords

Campuses; School Safety; SRO; Police; Policing; Juveniles

#Prevention_and_Education
#Law_Enforcement
#Juvenile_Delinquency_Prevention
#Crime_Prevention
#WestVirginia

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