Position:
Sergeant
Kelly Barnes

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information

Phoenix Police Department

Sergeant Barnes has been with the Phoenix Police Department for 14 years. He was a School Resource Officer (SRO) for four years and a Crimes Against Children Detective for five years. Sergeant Barnes was an SRO assigned to North High School. His love of teaching enabled him to integrate into the classroom easily and he also served as the wrestling coach. Sergeant Barnes had the privilege of serving as the SRO for the high school he graduated from. This rare opportunity allowed him to connect with the students on a personal level and deepened his dedication to his students and the surrounding community. During his four years as an SRO funded by the School Safety Program, he made prominent connections with the school staff and community. As a result of his knowledge and expertise, Sergeant Barnes was invited and attended the Foundation’s LRE Train-the-Trainer in 2013. Kelly has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Northern Arizona University. He has given numerous hours of service to the youth and men organizations of his church. He is also a dedicated husband and father of four kids.