School Resource Officer

School Resource Officer
Stephen Bryant
[email protected]
417-264-4600 Ext 2308

Thayer R-II School System employs a full time School Resource Officer (SRO) to help safeguard all the students, teachers, staff, and equipment.   Steve  is a Sergeant for the Thayer Police Department and the liaison between the Police Department and the school.   But Sgt.. Biffle does far more then law enforcement work at the school.  The duties include providing lessons/direction/guidance to students, assisting teachers and staff with various issues, be a role model to our youth.  He also is four times instructor certified to train our teachers and students on proper protocol if the situation of an Active Shooter/Violent Intruder ever threatens our school.

Steve Biffle brings to the position years of work in Law Enforcement from a larger department in California where he worked various assignments.  He has testified as an expert witness in two states and four different counties for drug use, ingestion, symptomatology of drug use as well as packaging and sales of various drugs.

Steve is commissioned with three different Law Enforcement agencies here in Missouri.

Steve's goal is to be an excellent role model for all the students and faculty in Thayer and elsewhere.  Although Steve has years of experience in numerous areas of law enforcement he still continues to attend numerous trainings and and helps plan many policies with area schools and law enforcement. 

Steve continues to say that his primary duty is to provide a safe place for our kids and teachers. His door is always open to students, parents and staff to come in and discuss any issue at hand.

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