School Resource Officer

Officer Bill Hartley, Jr. is the School Resource Officer (SRO) for Boone Police Department. He has nearly 12 years of School Resource Officer experience and has been a law enforcement officer since 1982. Officer Hartley is assigned to Watauga High School . He works closely with students, parents, and faculty members to provide a safe learning environment. Officer Hartley serves the WHS community in several different ways including enforcing laws, counseling students and others on a host of law related matters, teaching and leading discussions in the classroom particularly pertaining to maintaining a safe learning environment at WHS, and working on a host of school related safety issues.

Officer Hartley reminds everyone that school safety is everyone’s concern and we invite your questions, comments and concerns by calling him at 828-264-2407 or 828-964-8305 or by emailing SRO Hartley.