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Northstar School Resource Officer (SRO)

Greg Erickson
Phone: (715) 852-5120

Our School Resource Officer is a police officer from the Eau Claire Police Department that is assigned to a school as a liaison between the school district and the police department. SROs support school personnel and students with resources that promote academic success and improve school climates. SROs are also responsible for crisis management, community policing, school security, and conducting student-related investigations. 

About Officer Erickson
Greg Erickson was born and raised in Eau Claire and graduated from Roosevelt Elementary, DeLong Middle and North High. He joined the Army National Guard out of high school and did one combat tour in Iraq from 2004-2005. Greg is married and has two children that attend the Eau Claire Area School District. 
He has a firefighter and paramedic Associate's Degree and has been with the Eau Claire Police Department for 11 years and an SRO for 6 years. He partners with Northstar and its feeder elementary schools (Locust Lane, Northwoods, Sam Davey, Montessori and McKinley Charter) to conduct on-site security surveys of district buildings, investigates any potential threats to the safety and security of the buildings and occupants and assists in de-escalating children in crisis. He works with teachers and staff to educate students on current national and local trends that are age-appropriate and relevant. He connects students and families with local resources that may assist them in a wide variety of issues. He works fulltime Sensitive Crimes Detective during the summer. Greg's specialties are Crisis Negotiations, Peer Support, Police Training and Honor Guard.  

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