SRO / School Safety Officer


The MPD currently has three School Resource Officers (SROs) assigned to the public high schools in the City of Missoula in School District 1.

  • Officer Jeff Lloyd - Big Sky High
  • Officer Mark Monaco - Sentinel High
  • Officer Jim Johnson - Hellgate High

School Safety Officers

Officers Rod Swanson and Lydia Arnold work as the Police Departments School Safety Officers. Officer Swanson is assigned to Hellgate Elementary and Officer Arnold is assigned to the Middle schools.  Additionally, they dedicate time each week to spend time in the district's nine grade schools.

Summer Responsibilities

During the summer when school is not in session these five officers break out the mountain bikes and patrol the parks, trails, and downtown.

The five officers are supervised by the Quality of Life Sergeant, Dustin Delridge.

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