- School Resource Officers
School Resource Officers
The SRO's handle all complaints that occur in the schools and serve as a reference to students and teachers alike. When not in a classroom, SRO's are in the halls interacting with students and teachers as they pass between classes.
Kennebunk High School
Officer Jason Champlin is the School Resource Officer for KHS. Off. Champlin came to Kennebunk Police shortly after retiring from the Sanford Police Dept. Officer Champlin served 23 years in Sanford where he became an MCJA Instructor, assumed the duties of Gang and Graffiti investigator, K-9 Handler with K9 Kruger, and was a founding member of what is now known as the Southern Maine Regional Special Response Team. Off. Champlin was promoted to Corporal and later Sergeant and served as a Team leader and later an Assistant Team Commander of the SRT. Officer Champlin has an AA in Criminal Justice, attended various Leadership schools and completed the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy in leadership. Off. Champlin provides training opportunities to civilians in both physical security as well as active threat awareness and response. Prior to entering Law Enforcement, Off. Champlin served 4 years in the U.S. Marines as a Rifleman, specializing in Security Force Operations.
Officer Officer Champlin served as an interim School Resource Officer at KHS where he was introduced to yet a different aspect of Policing. Being able to interact with the students and faculty provides a significant opportunity to provide various resources to the KHS Community. A favorite belief of Off. Champlin is, "Each one Teach one."Officer Champlin also be contacted during school hours at the school via his email.
Sea Road School
Officer Jason McClure has been a police Officer since 2000 and has worked for the Kennebunk Police Department since 2007. He is a Maine Criminal Justice Academy instructor and teaches several topics which include firearms, mechanics of arrest, restraint and control (MARC) as well as Taser. Officer McClure is also a field training officer who enjoys teaching new officers the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful.
Officer McClure was selected to become a School Resource Officer and joined the staff at Sea Road School in December 2018. Officer McClure loves his assignment as a School Resource Officer and has enjoyed getting to know the students and staff at the Sea Road School. His goal is to keep Sea Road School safe and foster a good relationship between the community and the Kennebunk Police Department.
Officer McClure may also be contacted during school hours at the school via his email.
Kennebunk Elementary School
Officer Audra Blaney began her law enforcement career as a full-time Communications Officer at Old Orchard Beach Police Department. In 2006, She came to the Kennebunk Police Department and served as a Reserve Police Officer and Communications Officer. In October 2007, she was hired as a full-time Patrol Officer. Officer Blaney graduated the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s 14th Basic Law Enforcement Training Program (BLETP).
Officer Blaney spent the next ten years working in the Patrol Division. She enjoyed this time in her career very much. In 2018 Officer Blaney was selected to serve as a School Resource Officer, assigned to Kennebunk Elementary School (KES). She has graduated from both the Basic School Resource Officer training and Advanced School Resource Officer training.
Officer Blaney may also be contacted during school hours at the school via her email.