Position:
Former School Resource Officer
Melissa Ford

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information

Marana Police Department                

Marana Police Officer Melissa Ford has previously served as the School Resource Officer (SRO) at Marana Middle School. She was awarded the School Resource Officer of the Year by Arizona School Resource Officer Association in 2016. Her objective is to bring unparalleled service and unwavering protection into her school, presenting a positive law enforcement image of integrity and approachability. A long sought career goal of hers was to be an amazing SRO and help students make positive decisions. She is integrally involved in educating, enforcing laws, and being influential with students, staff and parents while promoting a safe environment for the entire school. The School Safety Grant gives the opportunity to teach law related education to help prevent criminal behavior on and off campus with the ultimate goal of guiding students into becoming upstanding and law abiding citizens. She has years of experience in dealing with the public in many capacities and previously worked in corrections and is especially skilled at keeping a calm and collected demeanor in extreme circumstances. Officer Melissa Larkin is grateful for the privilege of protecting students, staff, and school.