The position of School Resource Officer (SRO) is a full time, hourly position under the direction of the Chief of Police. The School Resource Officer is primarily responsible, within the school system, to build positive relationships between students and faculty while enforcing laws, district policies, procedures and promoting a safe and drug-free environment.
The School Resource Officer will be required to perform the functions of a law enforcement officer and law-related counselor (SRO’s are not expected to engage in the responsibilities of a certified counselor) while becoming an integral member of the school community.
The SRO may also serve as the City’s D.A.R.E. Officer and conduct associated courses annually.
The SRO must work closely with school staff, parents, students and members of the community.
The SRO will work a contracted number of days annually. Work schedule is determined by the Assistant Superintendent for District Operations and the Chief of Police.
The non-contracted days will be performed as a Patrol Officer under the direction of an assigned Squad Sergeant.
Hollister is noted for bringing to Taney County the first major influx of tourism. It had the first iron bridge in Taney County which still spans Turkey Creek, the first paved street, electric lights, movie house, the first registered pharmacist and modern steam heated hotel.
The colorful history of this unusual Ozark town is fascinating and covers and era when stock wars were waged between merchants and stockmen. Grape carnivals promoted by the railroad were gala affairs where men and women of an age gone by helped to build an unique English Village in the Ozarks. . .Hollister, Missouri