Huntley 158 employs a resource officer at each of its three campuses. The Campus Resource Officer (CRO) program is dedicated to making Huntley 158 schools and students safer by providing law enforcement support and the highest quality training to staff and students.
Each of the resource officers is a full-time, fully equipped police officer with authority to enforce local laws as well as to provide first response in emergency situations. As CRO, these officers are specially focused on proactive school safety and security, building positive relationships between students and the law enforcement community, and education on a variety of safety and wellness topics.
The District has partnered with Huntley Police Department to house a school resource officer at Huntley High School for more than 20 years. In fall 2019, CRO were added at the Square Barn Road and Reed Road Campuses as part of the District’s ongoing efforts to enhance school safety and student wellness.
Officer Gregorio joined the Huntley Police Department in 2015 and began his assignment as School Resource Officer at HHS in 2016. In addition to providing law enforcement assistance at the school, he also enjoys providing educational programming for students at HHS and neighboring Leggee Elementary School.
Officer Barham started her career in Law Enforcement in September of 2013 with the Village of Cary. Officer Barham was hired by the Village of Lake in the Hills in June of 2017. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement and Spanish from Western Illinois University. She has dedicated a significant portion of her career to educating the community. Some examples of this include serving as an advisor to the Lake in the Hills Explorer’s Post, teaching the Teen Safety Series, and being a member of Peer Jury.
Andrew Dykstra has served as a Police Officer for the Algonquin Police Department since March 2006. Andrew is a graduate of Western Illinois University and served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant. He has worked in the Patrol and the Traffic Unit and has dedicated time to improve the Department’s Liquor, Tobacco and Gaming Unit, and is a Field Training Officer, Acting Officer in Charge and member of the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team.
Officer Dykstra has distinguished himself during his career and has been nominated for Kane County Officer of the Year in 2007 and McHenry County Officer of the Year in 2016. Outside of work Officer Dykstra is a resident within the District and spends as much time as he can outdoors with his school-age children, landscaping, working out, or working on cars.