At the March 1 Region 9 meeting, a motion was made and approved to have a Student Resource Officer at Barlow.
Motion: Move that the Region 9 Board of Education approve the implementation of a School Resource Officer beginning in the 2018-19 fiscal year, pending further discussion of funding options with Town Officials in Easton and Redding.
(Coppinger, Johnston) Approved unanimous.
The Town of Redding has agreed to provide Barlow with an officer for the remainder of the school year.
The Region 9 board thanked First Selectman, Julia Pemberton for her assistance through the process of determining what’s best for Barlow.