Officer Joel BPS SRO

The School Resource Officer’s mission is to foster a strong partnership between the Barrington school department and the Barrington Police Department. The primary goal is to provide a safe and positive environment for all students, staff, and parents. The School Resource Officer will attempt to reduce juvenile crime through law enforcement, education and prevention programs, community involvement, building design, and security. The School Resource Officer will work with students to build trust and break down barriers between the police and our youth.

The Barrington Police Department has assigned Officer Joel Saccoccio as the full-time School Resource Officer (SRO) to the Barrington School Department. Officer Saccoccio is primarily assigned to Barrington High School, where his office is located, but he also visits Barrington Middle School, Hamden Meadows School, Primrose Hill School, Sowams School, and Nayatt School for an extended period of time each day. He has been with the Barrington Police since August 2022 and previously had a 20-year career with the Pawtucket Police Department where he also served as a School Resource Officer. Officer Saccoccio brings a proactive, student-centered approach to the position and is a certified SRO by the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO).

For more information, you can contact the Barrington Police Department directly, or you can reach out to Officer Saccoccio via his contact information listed below:

Barrington Police: (401) 437-3935

SRO Office: (401) 252-4212

SRO Cell Phone: (401) 524-7921

Confidential Tip Line: (401) 437-3933#seesomethingsaysomething

School Resource Officer, Joel Saccoccio:   

It is important that our students, as well as our community, are ware of alarming on social media posts, conversations, or suspicious activity on and off school grounds. Please use the see something, say something protocol as a guideline. We strongly encourage you to report concerns to the proper authorities. In the event of an emergency, always contact 911.