Teach Kids the Proper Use of 9-1-1
- Never say “nine-eleven.” There is no eleven on a telephone keypad or dial. Always say “nine-one-one”.
- Always call from a safe place. If there is a fire in the house, get out first and then call.
- Post your address near the phone.
- Never call 9-1-1 as a prank or joke. You can get into trouble and keep someone who really needs help from getting it in time.
- 9-1-1 is not for animal emergencies.
- Call 9-1-1 if you think you have an emergency and explain the situation to the dispatcher.
- If you call 9-1-1 by mistake, don’t hang up. Explain the mistake to the dispatcher and say there is no emergency.
School Resource Officers
The School Resource Officers that work in the schools within the City of Olive Branch are sworn law enforcement officers who are employed by the Olive Branch Police Department.
School Resource Officers (SRO) work to safeguard school property against burglary, vandalism, trespassing and other hazardous criminal or unauthorized activities. Their duties also include teaching classes in their area of expertise as well as first level counseling of students and intervening with uncooperative students.
- Patrol and monitoring all areas of the school facilities on a consistent basis.
- Provide technical assistance regarding school safety planning, crisis training, and overall school security.
- Enforce state laws, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures on school property.
- Conducts criminal investigations and collects information, intelligence and evidence regarding criminal violations on the school campus.
- Write reports and provides documentation of activities.