School Safety & security

School Safety & Security

The Office of School Safety and Security consist of Sheriff’s Deputies from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. These School Resource Officers work on school campuses and site of the school system to provide safety and security for students and personnel. The School Resource Officers also maintain lines of communication with the students, staff, and the community. 

Ensuring a Safe Environment

Our goal is to take proactive measures and precautions to ensure a safe environment at all sites. Below, you will find a list of the practices we follow to best meet our goal.


-Strong partnership with local law enforcement agencies, the Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Security, and other stakeholders

School Resource Officers:

-In partnership with local law enforcement agencies, officers from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office and the East Baton Rouge Police Department are employed to patrol our campuses during and after school hours

District Safety Team:

-Identifies and evaluates the vulnerability of the school district to emergency threat situations consistently and recommend preventative measure to each

Safety Emergency Drills:

-Mandated drills are scheduled and performed routinely

Security and Safety Training:

-Ongoing safety training opportunities are offered to all employees

Surveillance Cameras:

-Primary uses are to keep sites secure, ensuring the safety of all on-site, and gathering evidence after an incident occurs

Monitored Alarm System:

-Acts as a deterrent to vandalism, theft, and other unwanted behaviors. Recorded and live video can be used during investigations and by first responders or staff during an emergency event

Emergency Response Information Portal (ERIP):

-An emergency management system that provides the following:

-Emergency Plans – site-specific emergency plans that prepare each location for a response to an emergency event by creating a plan of action, establishing teams, and detailing specific steps to take; these plans are reviewed and updated annually
-Site Mapping – critical structure information and maps for each site
-Assessments – assists site with identifying hazards
-Online Training – trains staff about emergency situations and what to do in the event they occur
-Emergency Drills – view scheduled, unscheduled, and overdue drills such as fire drills, lockdowns, bus drills, severe weather drills, intruder drills, and shelter-in-place drills for compliance

Report a Crime

Crime Stoppers


Robert McGarner, Director of Security
(225) 726-5506

Dionne Chaney, Supervisor for School Safety and Security
(225) 436-0065


During School Hours: (225) 226-7690
After School Hours: (225) 226-3702