Posted: Wednesday, August 13th 2014 at 10:10am
HCSO deputy to lead national law enforcement group
GAINESVILLE - Capt. Joe Carter of the Hall County Sheriff's Office was recently named President of the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO).
NASRO has more than 3,000 members across the country and includes both law enforcement and school administrators.
The organization reaches communities globally in its efforts to provide a safe environment inside schools.
Carter, the Commander over Hall County’s School Resource Officers, has been a
member and actively involved in the NASRO program for 14 yrs.
“It is important to ensure the quality of life for our young adolescence in that they feel comfortable in their school environment," Capt. Carter said. "We want to foster a positive relationship with the students so that they can focus on school curriculum and not worry with threats of violence.”
Carter, who was nominated by members of the NASRO board of directors, elected Carter to the position, which he will hold for two years.
He is not the only Hall County deputy actively involved in NASRO and serving in a national capacity with the organization. Lt. Earl Roach also serves on the board. He is Region 1 director. That region includes, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. His is also an elected, two-year position.
Roach is the county's School Resource Officer Supervisor.
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