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File #: 21-0807    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agreement Status: Passed
File created: 8/18/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/1/2021 Final action:
Title: School Resource Officer Agreement between the City of Corona and Corona Norco Unified School District.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit 1 - City of Corona School Resource Officer Agreement
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 09/01/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Police Department

SUBJECT:
Title
School Resource Officer Agreement between the City of Corona and Corona Norco Unified School District.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
School Resource Officers on campus are utilized as a deterrent to criminal activity. The School Resource Officers investigate criminal offenses that occur on campus and assist school officials with student discipline and attendance. In addition, these officers help develop proactive programs that promote safety and security on the school campus and provide informational assistance to schools and community agencies.

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council approve the School Resource Officer Agreement between the City of Corona and Corona Norco Unified School District for a five-year term ending June 30, 2026.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
The City of Corona and the Corona Norco Unified School District have participated in a cost share agreement for Police Officer II positions, known as School Resource Officers, since the early 1990s. The most recent agreement ended on June 30, 2021. It was for a fifty percent (50%) cost-share of the four School Resource Officer positions and their related vehicle motor pool costs, with the City of Corona being reimbursed for these costs by the Corona Norco Unified School District. There is a School Resource Officer assigned to Corona, Centennial, and Santiago High Schools. A fourth School Resource Officer is shared between Lee V. Pollard and Orange Grove High Schools.

ANALYSIS:
The most recent School Resource Officer (SRO) Agreement was approved by City Council on July 6, 2016, and was for a five-year term that ended on June 30, 2021. The new agreement is a continuation of the four School Resource Officer positions and would consist of a five-year period from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2026.

This agreement would provide a 50% cost...

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