Thursday, 14 September 2023 14:01

City Approves $150,000 Contract to Assign Two SRO’s to City School District

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The City Council on Sept. 7 approved a contract with the Saratoga Springs City School District to assign two School Resource Officers to the schools for the duration of the school year. 

One SRO will be assigned to the high school - to be on duty on campus from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. each school day, and one SRO will be assigned to the District’s Elementary Schools system located within the city, on duty from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.   

The contract runs through June 30, 2024 and the on-campus presence includes hours when the school is in regular session and excludes summer school and summer programs. 

The District will pay $74,285 for each SRO officer assigned to the district, with that amount increasing 2% in 2024 in accordance with CBA wage increases. 

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