Officer “Rachel" Thornton began her law enforcement career in 2010 and is a certified SRO. Throughout Officer Thornton's career she has enjoyed working with children, teens, and adults. She enjoys educating and mentoring children of all ages. Officer Thornton looks forward to building strong relationships with the students, parents, teachers, and staff at the Community School of Davidson.
In 2020, the Davidson Police Department began a School Resource Officer (SRO) Program in partnership with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) at the Davidson K-8 campus. Officer Scott Russell is the current SRO at Davidson K-8. Officer Scott Russell began his law enforcement career in 2009 with the Davidson Police Department and is a certified SRO. Officer Russell continues bridging the gap between law enforcement and the students, parents, staff, and learning community at Davidson K-8, as he has for over a decade.