School Resource Officer
Beginning with the 2022-23 school year , MGEVS and the Mt. Gilead Police department teamed up to provide Officer Micheal Turner in the District as a full-time School Resource Officer (SRO).
In addition to having a police presence at all times during school hours, Officer Turner has confiscated vapes; made traffic stops for speeding on Park Avenue (a 20 mph zone all the time!); created a hygiene/supply donation box for high school students; participated in Red Ribbon Week with Park Avenue students; been a "mystery reader"; and given presentations to 5th graders on stealing/lying/bullying.