“Deputy Hale is an integral part of our safety team,” said Lakota Superintendent Matthew Miller in a statement. “His wealth of knowledge and experience is an asset to our district.”
Hale is the lead school resource officer at Lakota East High School.
“Deputy Hale excels at creating meaningful relationships with students, staff, parents and community members to foster a culture of respect and comfort,” said Principal Suzanna Davis in a statement. “On behalf of the the team at Lakota East, we congratulate Doug on being named the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year.”