School Resource Officer Program


The Carrigan School Resource Officer is a West Haven police officer stationed at Carrigan during the school day and at some after-school events. Carrigan's SRO is Officer Chris Stratton. Detective Mary Canfield, who has worked with the DARE program in the past, will also be visiting.

A school resource officer:

*Provides a safe and secure school environment for Carrigan staff and students
*Educates students on peer pressure, strangers, effects of drugs and alcohol, friendships, neighborhood safety, of making the right decision and how to avoid negative situations
*Provides scenario based situations to guide students to
utilize the skills they learned