Cayuga County sheriff explores offering districts school resource officers

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is exploring the possibility of offering school resource officer services to the Port Byron and Union Springs school districts.

Sheriff Brian Schenck said he has been looking into the creation of two special patrol officer positions that would serve as SROs for the districts. He is working with the Cayuga County Legislature and the Cayuga County Deputy Sheriffs Police Association union to see if they can reach an agreement so the positions can be offered to the districts. If a deal is made, the patrol officer role will be offered, he said, along with negotiating an agreement between the county and the school districts.

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