City of Albert Lea, school district add second school resource officer

(ABC 6 News) – The City of Albert Lea will add a second school resource officer to its school district, the City announced.

David Huse, an Albert Lea police officer for three years, will join Adam Conn, the current school resource officer, at Albert Lea High School and Southwest Middle School.

The officers will help build positive relationships with students, helping them manage problems and succeed in school. The officers will also respond to safety issues and law violations at the schools. When the schools are on breaks, the officers will work throughout the community.

The Albert Lea city council and school board recently agreed on sharing the costs, which is estimated at $55,000 per year for each entity.