Two School Liaison Officers are assigned to work within local schools in Owatonna. School Liaison Officers maintain a safe, secure, and uninterrupted learning environment for the students, staff, administration and parents of the Owatonna School District. In addition, they serve as a resource to improve school safety and prevent crime and violence.
School Liaison Officers collaborate with school administration and staff to investigate crime on school property and improve reporting of criminal activity. Currently, one liaison officer is assigned to the Owatonna High School and one is assigned to the Owatonna Middle School; however, together they also serve the elementary schools and the Alternative Learning Center.