Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Giorgi Chakhnashvili and Rector of the Police Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Khatia Dekanoidze introduced Resource Officers at Kutaisi Public School №1.
Resource Officers entered Public Schools №2, №3, №7, №9, №17 and №41 in parallel. They will cover all schools of Kutaisi step by step. Resource Officers whose main responsibility is crime prevention and maintenance of the school safety held Swearing In Ceremony in the Public Schools of Kutaisi.
In order to maintain safety at schools, Resource Officers covered all Public Schools of Tbilisi and Batumi at the beginning of the new academic year. Resource Officer’s service will be commenced in all Public Schools of Zugdidi, Gori and Rustavi by the end of the year. Resource Officer’s group is composed with three members. One of them is a woman. They were trained in the Police Academy in the scope of the Safe School program. They mastered the skills of solving conflicts at schools. Resource Officer’s responsibility is to prevent crime at schools and provide the schoolchildren with any kind of assistance. They are not allowed to punish the schoolchildren. They should care for the safety of the schoolchildren.
Resource Officers, equipped with the uniforms and modern communication devices will be distributed in the special rooms. The new initiative, being implemented in the scope of the Safe School program is designed to protect the schoolchildren.