The Cayce Police Department is excited to announce that the South Carolina Association of School Resource Officers (SCASRO) has selected two Cayce police officers as their 2022 award recipients. Additionally, the Cayce School Resource Officer (SRO) Program was selected for the highest honor, the SRO Program of the Year. On Monday, June 13, 2022, SCASRO selected the following winners for their 2022 Awards Banquet:
Law Enforcement Officer of the Year – Lt. Danielle McCord was awarded the 2022 SC Law Enforcement Administrator of the Year award. This award is presented for outstanding performance in the administration of a law enforcement agency/School Resource Officer program.
Regional School Resource Officer of the Year – Senior Police Officer Mandy Fournier was selected as the South Carolina Regional SRO of the Year. This award is presented for outstanding performance as a School Resource Officer.
School Resource Officer Program of the Year – The Cayce Police Department’s School Resource Officer program was selected as the SRO Program of the Year. This award is presented to the SRO Program with the highest level of performance in schools, student-oriented enhancement, school violence prevention, extracurricular programs, community support, and overall performance/dedication to the School Resource Officer Program.
Chief Chris Cowan stated, “The Cayce Police Department’s School Resource Officers are mentors, coaches, counselors, caregivers, teachers and the first line of defense for our school-aged children. All nine of our Cayce SROs are consummate professionals dedicated to our youth; and we could not be more proud of the work they do every day for our City, our community and our students.”
Featured photo: Cayce SROs, Chief Chris Cowan, Assistant Chief Shawn Grant