School Resource Officer Program On October 6th, 2014, Detective William Barnes began his first tour as a New Jersey State Certified School Resource Officer for the Tenafly Police Department in the Tenafly Public School system. Det. Barnes will mainly share his time between the high school and middle school, and will visit the grammar schools on a random basis, or when needed. Some of his responsibilities include assisting school administrators with implementing school procedures and policies, assisting with safety procedures, and conflict resolution and guidance to students. Det. Barnes in conjunction with the appropriate school personnel, will conduct presentations on drug awareness, bulling, cyber bulling, motor vehicle traffic laws, individual rights, sex crimes, scams, and any other topic the school system sees fit to present to the student body. He will also attend some after school and evening events that the department or school administration deem necessary. Det. Barnes can be reached at email@example.com.