School Resource Officer/D.A.R.E.
The Pendleton Police Department's School Resource Officer is responsible for education, crime prevention, investigations and addressing the needs of all of the schools within the Pendleton School District.
The Pendleton Police Department currently has one Officer assigned to act as a liaison to the schools, and is also responsible for teaching the 10-week DARE curriculum to all fifth grade students in the District, as well as assisting in the neighboring community of Helix where he teaches DARE to the 5th and 6th Grade students every other year. When he is not in the elementary schools he splits his time between Sunridge Middle School and the Pendleton Senior High School.
The SRO program is designed have a proactive approach to develop a positive rapport with the staff and students in our schools.
Officer Glenn Hamby, School Resource Officer/DARE Officer
Phone: 541-276-4411 Ext. 109
On March 8, 2007 Officer Glenn Hamby was presented with the national Enrique S. Camarena Award by the Oregon State Elks Association for making a difference in creating a drug free Oregon.