Lakota SRO Named Deputy of the Year

Lakota SRO Named Deputy of the Year
Posted on 07/25/2018
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Deputy Doug Hale recognized by Sheriff Richard Jones as Deputy of the YearDeputy Doug Hale was named Deputy of the Year by Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones on July 18. Hale was recognized for his years of service and outstanding performance.


Hale will begin his 24 year as a School Resource Officer at Lakota in August. In addition to his role at Lakota East High School, Hale serves on the district’s school safety committee. He is also a supervisor and mentor to SROs throughout Butler County and a Southwest Regional SRO Representative.


Additionally, Hale is a founding member of the Ohio School Resource Officer Association and was named School Resource Officer of the Year by the organization in 2001.


“Deputy Hale is an integral part of our safety team,” said Lakota Superintendent Matthew Miller. “His wealth of knowledge and experience is an asset to our district.”


As the lead SRO at Lakota East High School, Deputy Hale is a key member of the team. “Deputy Hale excels at creating meaningful relationships with students, staff, parents and community members to foster a culture of respect and comfort,” said Principal Suzanna Davis. “On behalf of the the team at Lakota East, we congratulate Doug on being named the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year!”