Feb. 15 is School Resource Officer Appreciation Day! Thanks Officer Scooter!

We are encouraging schools and communities across the nation to recognize the accomplishments of their SROs that day. Law Enforcement Appreciation Day has existed since 2015, but in 2022, NASRO declared February 15 as a day to specifically honor school-based law enforcement nationwide. Hundreds of school systems and communities across the country honored their school resource officers and once again reaffirmed that school resource officers are invaluable to the communities they serve. 

We chose Feb. 15 for National School Resource Officers Day because it falls during the traditional academic year and is the birthdate of Archie Hodge, the only one of our founding members who remains active in the organization. Hodge retired from law enforcement in 2006 in Jackson, Mississippi after serving as an SRO for 22 years.