School Resource Officers

In partnership with the City of Carmel, Carmel Clay Schools has seven school resource officers (SROs),
 
All of our school resource officers are full-time law enforcement officers with sworn law enforcement authority who are trained in school-based policing and crisis response. All of our officers are certified by the National Association of School Resource Officers and utilize the triad concept school-based policing of law enforcement officer, counselor and educator. 

Officer Schoeff

Sergeant D.J. Schoeff has worked for the Carmel Police Department since 2004 and began working as a School Resource Officer in 2008.  After a promotion in 2017, Sgt. Schoeff supervised a patrol shift for a year before returning to supervise the SRO Unit. Schoeff has an Associate Degree from Vincennes University and a Bachelors Degree from Calumet College of St. Joseph's in Law Enforcement Management. In 2012 Schoeff was appointed to the Board of Directors for the National Association of School Resource Officers. In 2016 he was elected as 2nd Vice President and is in the process of progressing to the position of President. Sgt. Schoeff was selected as the 2016 SRO of the Year by the Indiana School Resource Officers Association.

Sgt. D. J. Schoeff
Carmel Police Department 
Supervisor of School Resource Officers
317-846-7721 x7079
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School Site: Carmel High School

Officer Moore

Master Patrol Officer Scotty Moore has been in the SRO Unit since 2014. He has over 34 years law enforcement experience. Officer Moore spent 6 years as an Indiana State Trooper before joining the Carmel Police Department. He served 21 years as a K9 handler and trainer for CPD. Officer Moore assisted in developing CPDs Teen Academy and still instructs for the Teen Academy as well as acts as one of the drill instructors. Officer Moore enjoys working with the students and staff at CHS and states, “This is one of the most rewarding jobs I’ve had since becoming a police officer.”

Master Patrol Officer Scotty Moore
Carmel Police Department
317-846-7721 x7816
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School Site: Carmel High School

Officer VanNatter

Master Patrol Officer Shane VanNatter has been in the SRO Unit since 2009. He is a graduate of the National Association of School Resource Officers Advanced SRO class, an Advanced School Safety Specialist, and an A.L.I.C.E. instructor. Officer VanNatter has been a member of the CPD SWAT team since 2019. He also serves as an Advisor for the CPD Exploring Post for youth interested in law enforcement careers. In addition, he has been an instructor for the CPD Teen Academy since 2008. Officer VanNatter is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and previously worked as a police officer in Logansport for 7 years before joining CPD. He is married with 3 adult children and enjoys motorcycle riding, camping, and playing squash.

Officer Shane VanNatter
Carmel Police Department
317-846-7721 x7462
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School Site: Carmel High School

Officer Dewald

Master Patrol Officer Greg Dewald has been with the Carmel Police Department since 2004 and has spent the past 10 years at Clay Middle School as the resource officer. He serves as a member of the Indiana School Resource Officers Association as the technology director. Officer Dewald served with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department and the Marion County Sheriff’s Department for 7 years as a reserve deputy prior to coming to Carmel Police Department. He is a graduate of Noblesville High School and is currently working toward finishing his college education through Eastern Gateway College. He is an Indianapolis Colts fan and enjoys watching the St. Louis Cardinals play.  

Master Patrol Officer Greg Dewald
Carmel Police Department
317-844-7251 x6707
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School Sites: Clay Middle School, Forest Dale Elementary, Mohawk Trails ElementaryPrairie Trace Elementary, & Woodbrook Elementary

Officer Broadnax

Officer Broadnax is a native of Detroit, Michigan and attended High School in Bloomington, Indiana. He is a graduate of Indiana University, where he obtained his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science in 1994, and his Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology in 1997. After Graduate School, he worked in the health and fitness industry as a Health Fitness Specialist, Exercise Physiologist, before finishing as a Wellness Director with the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis. After many years in his chosen profession, he decided to pursue a lifelong dream, and accepted a position with the Indianapolis Public Schools Police Department (IPSPD) as a Police Officer. After one and one half years with the IPSPD, he accepted a position with the Carmel Police Department as a Patrolman. During his 11 years with the Carmel Police Department, he has been fortunate to have experience and training as a Field Evidence Technician, as well as a Field Training Officer. He is married with three children, and is a diehard IU fan.

Officer Matthew Broadnax
Carmel Police Department
317-846-7331 x6314
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School Sites: Carmel Middle School, Carmel Elementary, Cherry Tree Elementary, Orchard Park ElementarySmoky Row Elementary 

Officer LIvingston

Master Patrol Officer Sarah Livingston has been with the Carmel Police Department since 2004.  She is a graduate of Purdue University. (Boiler Up!)  Prior to being assigned to the SRO Unit, Officer Livingston was a detective in the Criminal Investigations Divisions, focusing on crimes against children.  She served in Criminal Investigations for 6 years.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 kids, and three dogs!  She loves music, sports (Chicago Cubs), and being outdoors.  Officer Livingston is extremely honored and excited to join the unit.

Officer Sarah Livingston
Carmel Police Department
(317) 733-6420 x6016 
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School Sites: Creekside Middle School, College Wood Elementary, Towne Meadow ElementaryWest Clay Elementary

We ❤ our SROs!

SRO Sgt. D. J. Schoeff visits with kindergarten friends.
Officer Broadnax played the part of a snowman at the CES winter party
Officer Dewald taking a selfie with students at Clay Middle School on the first day of school
Officer Dewald speaks to students
Officer Moore speaks to students at CHS on creating a safe school environment
Office Broadnax gets lots of hugs from students
Officer Dewald presenting to students
Officer Broadnax giving three CCS students a ride to school