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Sheriff Announces New School Resource Officer Assignments

Due to the recent retirement of the Genesee Valley BOCES School Resource Officer, Deputy Richard S. Schildwaster has been assigned to fill this position.  He is a six-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office and was the former SRO at Byron-Bergen Central School District.  
The Byron-Bergen Central School District has selected Deputy Joshua A. Brabon as its new SRO.  Deputy Brabon is a 2012 Advanced Regents graduate of L.A. Webber High School in Lyndonville, New York, and a 2016 graduate of SUNY Brockport with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Environmental Studies.   Deputy Brabon brings with him experience as a former SRO at the Perry Central School District and is a 2 ½-year veteran of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office. 
Additionally, the Oakfield-Alabama, Pembroke, Alexander, and Pavilion Central School Districts also renewed their commitments for this year’s School Resource Officers on campus. 
Sheriff Sheron has previously stated that it his goal to establish a School Resource Officer in all county schools to ensure the safety and protection of the students and faculty.  “Although the cost associated with placing a School Resource Officer in the schools is significant, I continue to believe the safety and security of our children should be of the utmost precedence.”

Pictured: (l-r) Superintendent Edwards, Undersheriff Mazur, Deputy/SRO Brabon, Sheriff Sheron
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