OWENWS-08-03-22 Police-in-Schools PIC

Student resource officer Lt. Sandra F. Calloway-Crimm, from the Valley School District in Valley, Ala., discusses her job while attending a convention, on July 5 in Denver.

AURORA, Colo. — Tony Ramaeker averages around 14,000 steps a day as he walks around the Nebraska high school where he is assigned to work as a sheriff’s deputy, greeting students arriving in the morning, wandering the hallways to talk to them and watching out for those who might be eating alone in the cafeteria.

The former Marine and longtime youth pastor keeps his office in suburban Omaha stocked with treats such as Little Debbie snacks and Pop-Tarts because eating helps kids in crisis calm down and talk.

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