Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office welcomes new school resource officer

Sheriff's Deputy Beth Kidwell will work as a resource officer with the Tippecanoe School Corporation.

Posted: Sep 18, 2019 12:53 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) -- The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office welcomed a new school resource officer for the Tippecanoe School Corporation.

Sheriff's Deputy Beth Kidwell has served the community as a patrol officer for 10 years. She has also taught R.A.D Kid's classes during her tenure.

Kidwell said becoming a resource officer has been the ultimate goal for her since she joined the force. She's excited to play a positive role in children and parents' lives.

“It's really important that the kids get to interact with us on a daily basis in a positive manner.” Kidwell said. “That when there is a bad day, because it's inevitable, everybody has bad days, they know that they can trust us and are comfortable with coming to us.”

The addition was made possible by a grant from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

Deputy Kidwell will work with the other two TSC Resource Officers, covering all 19 TSC schools.

West Lafayette
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 78°
Kokomo
Few Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 73°
Rensselaer
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 72°
Fowler
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 72°
Williamsport
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 74°
Crawfordsville
Clear
71° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 71°
Frankfort
Overcast
76° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 76°
Delphi
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 75°
Monticello
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 75°
Logansport
Scattered Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 72°
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 48626

Reported Deaths: 2717
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion11723689
Lake5212244
Elkhart332051
Allen2815132
St. Joseph198168
Cass16399
Hamilton1596101
Hendricks1414100
Johnson1288117
Porter73637
Tippecanoe7279
Madison66364
Clark66044
Bartholomew58944
Howard58057
LaPorte57926
Vanderburgh5706
Kosciusko5564
Marshall4926
Noble48428
Jackson4723
LaGrange4719
Delaware45050
Boone44943
Hancock44935
Shelby43025
Floyd38244
Morgan32931
Monroe30128
Montgomery29720
Grant29526
Clinton2892
Dubois2836
Henry28016
White26510
Decatur25532
Lawrence24625
Vigo2368
Dearborn23323
Warrick22129
Harrison21622
Greene19032
Miami1842
Jennings17612
Putnam1708
DeKalb1634
Scott1628
Daviess14717
Wayne1426
Orange13523
Perry1359
Steuben1302
Franklin1268
Ripley1227
Jasper1212
Wabash1132
Carroll1102
Fayette1017
Newton9910
Whitley965
Starke933
Gibson872
Randolph804
Huntington782
Wells751
Jefferson722
Fulton711
Jay680
Washington671
Pulaski661
Knox640
Clay604
Rush583
Adams501
Owen491
Benton480
Sullivan451
Posey440
Spencer411
Blackford392
Brown391
Crawford320
Fountain322
Tipton311
Switzerland270
Martin230
Parke230
Ohio170
Vermillion140
Warren141
Union130
Pike110
Unassigned0193

COVID-19 Important links and resources

As the spread of COVID-19, or as it's more commonly known as the coronavirus continues, this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe. CLICK HERE

Closings related to the prevention of the COVID-19 can be found on our Closings page.

Community Events