The School Resource Officer (SRO) program is a detail within the Kalispell Police Department’s Detective Division. The SRO program embraces a triad concept:
The SRO also provides career counseling to students who are interested in law enforcement or related fields.
During the school year, Kalispell Police Department SROs are based in the high schools, Flathead Valley Community College, and provide services to 11 public schools within School District 5, as well as several private schools. During the summer months, SROs are assigned to other duties within the department, including bicycle patrol, regular patrol, and investigations.