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School Resource Officer


The Park Hill School District in conjunction with the Platte County Sheriff’s Office have assigned a School Resource Officer (SRO) at Park Hill High School (PHHS). The School Resource Officer is present and performs various tasks throughout the school year to ensure the safety of the Park Hill School District. The SRO performs three main tasks.

Law Enforcement Officer

The PHHS SRO is a commissioned Deputy through the State of Missouri and responds and investigates any criminal violations that happen on or relate to school property. 

Guest Speaker

The PHHS SRO serves as a resource to teachers in the classroom as a guest speaker that offers resources related to law education, drug and alcohol awareness, and crime prevention tools.

Counselor and Mentor

The last duty of the PHHS SRO is informal counselor/mentor. This resource allows students and parents to receive support in life conflicts and guidance pertaining to life decisions.

Reporting Crime or Suspicious Activity 

The Park Hill School District and the Platte County Sheriff’s Office strive to prevent and respond to crime within the schools.  Students, Parents, and Staff are highly encouraged to be a part of this prevention by reporting criminal and suspicious activity to the PHHS SRO or Administration. These are multiple anonymous avenues that these reports can be made at.


Deputy Vargo

In emergency situations, please dial 911 or 816-858-3521.