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Safer Schools Officer

All secondary schools have an appointed Safer Schools Officer (SSO).

Deptford Green's SSO is Leigh Hammond. 

The role of SSO is designed to:-

  • Develop positive relationships between young people and the Police.
  • Provide visible reassurance before , during and after school.
  • Work alongside the school and parents in early intervention, preventing young people becoming either victims or perpetrators of crime.
  • Liaise with partners and other policing departments to deter young people becoming involved with any negative influences that might be within the local area
  • Encourage young people to use their leisure time wisely.

In addition, Leigh also runs The Police Cadets who are based at Deptford Green School on Thursday evenings.

You can contact Leigh here