Cops Stress Importance Of Campus Presence

By Sondra Murphy

A small community like Ojai can feel the benefits of establishing trusting relationships with its police force, a model that is often lost with rotating staffing methods in the Sheriff’s Department. In contrast, the school resource officer was established at Ojai’s public schools to address the distinctive issues that develop among teenagers in the valley while getting to know students. Because of working closely with students at Nordhoff, Sheriff’s Deputy Sara Valenzuela looked into a room at Nordhoff High School last week that set off a chain of

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