OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County Police Officer Danielle Moore has been recognized by the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) with the 2020 NASRO Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year award.
Officer Moore, nominated by her peers, supervisors and school faculty, is recognized as an SRO who has made significant contributions to Baltimore County and Overlea High School, where she is assigned.
Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa R. Hyatt said, “It is truly an honor to have an SRO of the Baltimore County Police Department selected for national recognition for her dedication and commitment to students, staff and the community. Officer Danielle Moore exemplifies being a positive role model by building strong relationships, ensuring safety on school grounds and in the community, and volunteering her time to extracurricular school activities. Her passion and love for the students and staff at Overlea High School shine in all aspects of her job.”
“We are honored to present Officer Danielle Moore of the Baltimore County Police Department with the NASRO Floyd Ledbetter School Resource Officer of the Year Award,” said Mo Canady, Executive Director of NASRO. “It is apparent that she demonstrates the SRO Triad Concept in serving as a coach and mentor, educator, and law enforcement officer while seeking opportunities to serve her school community. It is our privilege to bestow this honor to one who exemplifies the title of school resource officer so well.”
Officer Moore began her career as a police officer with the Baltimore City Police Department in 2007. She lateraled to the Baltimore County Police Department in 2012 where she worked as a patrol officer until she became a School Resource Officer in 2018 and was assigned to Overlea High School.
Officer Moore is the lead mentor and co-facilitator of the I.T. G.I.R.L.S. of Overlea High School, which stands for Inspiring True Girl-power through Integrity, Respect, Leadership and Sophistication and is a mentoring program designed to help young women. She has received training from the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) which equips officers to successfully deal with someone in a mental health crisis and provides alternative methods to peacefully deal with the individual.