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Seminar Title:  
School Resource Officer

DATES:  8/8/2022 through 8/9/2022

INSTRUCTOR(S):  Tim Randall, Stu Hobson

LOCATION:  Nampa Police Department - 820 2nd Street South, Nampa, ID  83651

HOTEL:  Holiday Inn Express - Nampa, ID  208-466-4045
Contact hotel for State Govt. Rate

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $350.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

Sgt. Tim Randall (Retired) served with the Nampa Idaho Police Department for 31 years. He was assigned as a criminal investigator for 21 of those 31 years. As a lead investigator and supervisor, he conducted and assisted in hundreds of investigations. These include homicides, suicides, child abuse, rape, robbery and internal investigations..

Tim has served in many positions to include, patrol, patrol supervisor, criminal investigations, CID supervisor, SWAT, school resource officer, internal affairs and polygraph examiner.

Tim has served as the supervisor of the Operations of Professional Standard Division and was responsible for recruitment, hiring, and background investigations. Tim currently works for the Twin Falls, Idaho Police Department responsible for hiring and background investigations. Tim also works as an independent contractor conducting background and internal investigations for many agencies.

Tim has been an Idaho POST certified instructor for over 25 years in interview & interrogation, SWAT, chemical munitions, child abuse, elder abuse and juvenile procedures.

Stu Hobson has been with the Nampa Police Department for 24 years and has been a School Resource Officer for 21 years.

Stu graduated from Boise State University in 1996 with a BS degree in Criminal Justice Administration. 

Stu has worked in all levels of schools including Elementary, Middle and High Schools. Stu has specialized in site safety assessments and planning for critical incidents and seat belt safety awareness programs.

Stu has served on the school districts Emergency Operations Planning committee, Idaho Office of School Safety and Security Law Enforcement Advisory Committee and the Idaho Transportation Department Occupant Safety Committee. Stu has facilitated a student lead seat belt safety program and won multiple awards both at the state and National levels.

In 2001 Stu received the Nampa Police Officer of the year award and in 2018 the State of Idaho SRO of the year.


Pre-Payment is not required to register or attend IN-PERSON seminars. Pre-payment is required for WEBINARS and ONLINE COURSES.


Course Objectives

This course is designed for new school resource officers to provide them with insight and skills for functioning in the educational setting. Officers will learn the basics of functioning as a school based law enforcement officer, informal counselor, educator, and emergency manager.  Officers attending will be exposed to numerous sections on a variety of school based topics, including Legal Trends, Security for Schools, School Crisis Planning, Education Programs, Crimes & Enforcement, Legal Liabilities, Day to Day Operations and much more. 

  • Ethics and the SRO
  • Legal liability in the schools
  • The SRO as an Informal Counselor/Mentor
  • Understanding school violence and victimization
  • Threat response
  • Preventing violence in school settings
  • School safety and emergency operations plans
  • Crime prevention through environmental design
  • The triad approach of teacher, counselor, and law enforcement officer
  • Balancing the responsibilities of enforcement, prevention and education
  • Developing a memorandum of understanding between the schools and law enforcement
  • Student de-escalation skills
  • Education programs
  • Understanding special needs students
  • Social media and the school
  • Search and seizure in the school

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