School Resource Officers
Hello, my name is Officer Aanton Lynch and I have been a Patrol Officer of the Abington Police Department since March of 2016. Officer Lynch attended School Resource Officer (SRO) training and ALICE Instructor training prior to volunteering for the position of SRO. Officer Lynch earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Leadership from Northeastern University.
Prior to working for Abington Police Department, Officer Lynch worked at Northeastern University Police Department as a Patrol Officer and a Patrol Sergeant. During his career as a law enforcement officer he has served different functions within the department(s) such as: First line Supervisor Training, Mountain Bike Officer, (FTO) Training Officer, Firearm Instructor, Ammunition Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, RAD Instructor, Riot Training, Shield Training and ACTIVE Shooter Training.
In September of 2017, Officer Lynch assumed the role of the School Resource Officer. As the SRO Officer Lynch act as a liaison between the Abington School District and the Abington Police Department.
SRO Officer Lynch is a valuable resource for Abington families. By educating the children in drug and alcohol abuse prevention, Officer Lynch constantly continues to work on keeping Abington a great place to live and work. Abington is Officer Lynch’s home and he’s invested in keeping the families of Abington safe.
My name is James White. I have lived in Abington since 2000. I was a student-athlete at Abington High School, graduating in 2013. I ran cross country in the fall, played basketball in the winter, and did track and field in the spring. I have helped coach youth sports for the town, including basketball, football, and baseball. I enjoy traveling and playing basketball with friends. I am a diehard New England sports fan. I attended Massasoit Community College where I received my Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. I transferred to Bridgewater State University, where I also studied Criminal Justice. I was accepted into the New Braintree State Police Municipal Academy and graduated in September of 2018. I joined the Abington Police Department full time in September 2018.
School Resource Officer (SRO)
A school resource officer, by federal definition, is a career law enforcement officer with sworn authority who is deployed by an employing police department or agency in a community-oriented policing assignment to work in collaboration with one or more schools.
Please feel free to contact us at the school or police department if we can ever provide any assistance whatsoever. We are here to help keep you, the schools and the community safe however we can.
Always use 911 for emergencies.
Police Department at 781-878-3232
School Department at 781-982-2150