Photo by Photo Courtesy of Samantha Madision, The Sentinel.
Newville Borough Police Chief Randy Finkey on February 25, 2014 informed the members of the Newville Borough Council that Officer Todd Koser has completed the necessary course requirements and has received full certification as a School Resource Officer from the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). Officer Koser successfully completed the one week certification course earlier this month. Officer Koser will be assigned to the Big Spring School District as a full time school resource officer. Chief Finkey announced that the Borough of Newville has been awarded a $60,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Education to fund the new position. Pictured in the photograph are Officer Todd Koser and Mayor William A. Toth.