School Resource Officers

School Safety Hotline/School Resource Officers

Lakota has 12 school resource officers. These are uniformed law enforcement officers, either deputies from the Butler County Sheriff’s Office or police officers from the West Chester Twp. Police Dept. They serve all Lakota schools. Students and parents may report concerns confidentially by contacting their School Resource Officer.

Lakota East High School
1. Deputy Doug Hale 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: Doug.Hale@lakotaonline.com 
513-755-7211 Ext: 15007 

Lakota East Freshman Campus
1. Deputy Todd Cordes 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: todd.cordes@lakotaonline.com 

Lakota East Freshman Campus 588-7700 Ext 27005
Independence Elementary 759-8300 

Lakota West High School
1. Officer Jeff Newman 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: jeff.newman@lakotaonline.com 
(513) 874-5699 Ext: 10412 

Lakota West Freshman Campus
1. Officer Patrick Eilerman 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Email: patrick.eilerman@lakotaonline.com

Lakota West Freshman Campus 874-8390 Ext: 23112 
Creekside ECS 874-0175
Endeavor Elementary 759-8300

Hopewell Jr. School (7-8)

1. Officer Josh Cupp 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: josh.cupp@lakotaonline.com 

Hopewell Jr. High 777-2258
Hopewell Elementary 777-6128 

Liberty Jr. School (7-8)
1. Deputy Jody Green 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: jody.green@lakotaonline.com 

Woodland Elementary - 779-7775 Ext: 18731
Liberty Jr. School - 777-4420 Ext: 16526 

Plains Jr. School (7-8)
1. Deputy Mike Matala 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: mike.matala@lakotaonline.com

Plains Junior School 644-1130 
VanGorden Elementary 644-1150

Ridge Jr. School (7-8)
1. Officer Ray Jones 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: raymond.jones@lakotaonline.com

Ridge Jr 777-0552
Freedom Elementary 777-9787
Union Elementary 777-2201 

Adena Elementary (2-6)
1. Officer Jim Berling 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: jim.berling@lakotaonline.com 

Adena Elementary 777-0100
Shawnee ECS 779-3014

Cherokee Elementary (2-6)
1. Deputy Katie McMahon 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: Katie.McMahon@lakotaonline.com 

Cherokee Elementary 755-8200
Wyandot ECS 759-8100 

Endeavor Elementary (2-6)
1. Officer Patrick Eilerman 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: patrick.eilerman@lakotaonline.com 

Lakota West Freshman Campus 874-8390 Ext: 23112 
Creekside Early Childhood 874-0175
Endeavor Elementary 759-8300 

Freedom Elementary (2-6)
1. Officer Ray Jones 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: raymond.jones@lakotaonline.com

Ridge Jr 777-0552
Freedom Elementary 777-9787
Union Elementary 777-2201 

Heritage Elementary (2-6)
1. Deputy Steve Rogers 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: steve.rogers@lakotaonline.com 

Heritage Elementary 863-7060
VanGorden Elementary 644-1150 

Hopewell Elementary (2-6)
1. Officer Josh Cupp 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: josh.cupp@lakotaonline.com

Hopewell Jr. High 777-2258
Hopewell Elementary 777-6128 

Independence Elementary (2-6)
1. Deputy Todd Cordes 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: todd.cordes@lakotaonline.com 

Lakota East Freshman Campus 588-7700 Ext 27005
Independence Elementary 759-8300 
2. Deputy Dale Paullus 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: dale.paullus@lakotaonline.com 

Independence Elementary 755-8300
Liberty ECS 777-6194 

Union Elementary (2-6)
1. Officer Ray Jones 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: raymond.jones@lakotaonline.com

Ridge Jr 777-0552
Freedom Elementary 777-9787
Union Elementary 777-2201 

VanGorden Elementary (2-6)
1. Deputy Mike Matala
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: mike.matala@lakotaonline.com 

Plains Junior School 644-1130 
VanGorden Elementary 644-1150
2. Deputy Steve Rogers 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: steve.rogers@lakotaonline.com 

Heritage Elementary 863-7060
VanGorden Elementary 644-1150 

Woodland Elementary (2-6)
1. Deputy Jody Green 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: jody.green@lakotaonline.com 

Woodland Elementary - 779-7775 Ext: 18731
Liberty Jr. School - 777-4420 Ext: 16526 

Creekside Early Childhood School (Pre-1)
1. Officer Patrick Eilerman 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: patrick.eilerman@lakotaonline.com 

Lakota West Freshman Campus 874-8390 Ext: 23112 
Creekside Early Childhood 874-0175
Endeavor Elementary 759-8300 

Liberty Early Childhood School (Pre-1)
1. Deputy Dale Paullus 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: dale.paullus@lakotaonline.com 

Independence Elementary 755-8300
Liberty ECS 777-6194 

Shawnee Early Childhood School (Pre-1)
1. Officer Jim Berling 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
West Chester Police Department 
Email: jim.berling@lakotaonline.com 

Adena Elementary 777-0100
Shawnee ECS 779-3014

Wyandot Early Childhood School (K-1)
1. Deputy Katie McMahon 
Position: SRO/ School Resource Officer 
Butler County Sheriff's Office 
Email: katie.mcmahon@lakotaonline.com

Cherokee Elementary 755-8200
Wyandot ECS 759-8100