"Behind the Badge: Affton's School Resource Officers"- Affton Unplugged: Ep 30

In Episode 30, "Behind the Badge: Affton's School Resource Officers (SRO)," we celebrate the unsung heroes within our school district. This episode of Affton Unplugged focuses on our dedicated school resource officers. Hosted by Superintendent Travis Bracht, we delve into the lives of Officer Bryan Felts of Affton High School, and Officer John Whitmore of Rogers Middle School. We learn about their service in the school district, as well as their personal journeys that have led them to serve and protect our educational community.

Officer Whitmore, a veteran St. Louis County police officer, shares his rewarding experiences with the students and the Affton community. He emphasizes the significance of connecting with students on a personal level, and the gratifying effect these interactions can have in stressful situations.

Officer Felts, a former Navy and a self-proclaimed family man, shares his passion for golf, hockey and how he prioritizes safeguarding the Affton High School community. Not surprisingly, he feels that the Affton School District is among the safest school districts and is proud to put his military and police training to good use.

Both officers highlight the importance of safety in the school environment, praising the Affton School District for staying at the forefront of technology, training and safety measures. This engaging conversation reiterates that in the Affton School District, education and safety are always paramount.

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