For Immediate Release
August 3, 2005
Contact: Catherine Dokey
Public Information Officer
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County Sheriff’s Office works extremely hard with the Okaloosa County School
Board to implement new programs and provide students with the safest learning
environment through our School Resource Officer Program.
There are currently twenty dedicated officers that are placed in all
middle and high schools in the county. There
are also two officers assigned to the University of West Florida/Okaloosa Walton
College Fort Walton Beach Campus.
students prepare to return to school, Okaloosa County Sheriff Charlie Morris
encourages parents and students to contact their School Resource Officer at any
time for any reason. The Okaloosa
County Sheriff’s Office also reminds motorists to slow down and be alert for
school zones and school buses.
The fine for
failing to stop for a school bus in
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