School Resource Deputies
In partnership with the Volusia County School Board, the School Resource Deputy Program assigns full-time Deputy Sheriffs to work with Volusia County's high schools and middle schools. The School Resource Deputies (SRDs) are responsible for law enforcement, mentoring, classroom teaching, and providing a positive role model for the students.
School Resource Deputy assignments:
SRD Lieutenant: Lt. R.J. Rahn
SRD Sergeant: Sgt. Mike Odgers
T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-High School, Pierson - District 2: Deputy Billy Galarza
Atlantic High School, Port Orange - District 3 South: Deputy Paul Passerrello
Spruce Creek High School, Port Orange - District 3 South: Deputy Justin Lococo
New Smyrna Beach High School - District 3 South: Deputy Chris Newman
Deltona High School - District 4: Deputy Mathew Hodges
Pine Ridge High School, Deltona - District 4: Deputy Troy Akeley
University High School, Orange City - District 6: Deputy Luis Garcia
For more information on Volusia County Schools, click here.VSO SRDs are members of the Florida Association of School Resource Officers. Click here for more information.
VSO SRDs are trained by the Florida Office of the Attorney General’s Florida Crime Prevention Training Institute. Click here for more information.