The G.R.E.A.T. Program
is a school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curriculum. With
prevention as its primary objective, the program is intended as an immunization
against delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.
developed partnerships with nationally recognized organizations, such as the
Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the National Association of Police
Athletic Leagues. These partnerships encourage positive relationships among the
community, parents, schools, and law enforcement officers.
focus on providing life skills to students to help them avoid using delinquent
behavior and violence to solve problems. The G.R.E.A.T. Program offers a
continuum of components for students and their families.
Currently, the Randolph Police Department has 7 G.R.E.A.T.
Certified Officers who teach in the Randolph
Middle School, JFK Elementary School, Donovan Elementary School, Young Elementary School and
Lyons Elementary School. See the Officers pictured below with Chief
Please visit the
G.R.E.A.T. website for further
Photo Courtesy of Randolph
From left to
right: Officer Michael O'Neill, Officer Shawn Palmer, Detective Christine
Chief Pace, Officer James Sutherland
and Officer Scott Sherman
pictured SRO Gabe Pantazelos and SRO Kinnon