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Welcome, Officer Binkley

Posted on: November 15, 2019

School Resource Officer

Starting on Nov. 18th Officer Tyler Binkley will be the School Resource Officer (SRO) for Wilmington City Schools.  The primary functions of the SRO are to help provide a safe and secure learning environment, foster a positive school climate, reduce/prevent crime, serve as an educational resource, and serve as a liaison between the school and the police department. 

Officer Tyler Binkley was born and raised in Clinton County Ohio and has been a resident of Clinton County his entire life.  He is a 2003 graduate of Blanchester High School and a 2007 graduate of Greene County Career Center Criminal Justice Training Academy.  Officer Binkley has been serving as a Law Enforcement Officer for nearly 12 years and participates in Community Outreach programs with Elevation Church and assists in youth sports programs in Blanchester, Ohio.

Officer Binkley began his Law Enforcement career in 2008 with Fayetteville Police Department where he served as a Patrol Officer and a Field Training Officer.  In 2013, Officer Binkley joined the Wilmington Police Department where he currently serves as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Training Instructor and SWAT Team Member.  He has been a member of the joint Wilmington Police Department/Clinton County Sheriff’s Department SWAT Team since 2015 and is currently the Team Leader. Officer Binkley holds multiple instructor certificates to include, Active Shooter Instructor, Fire Arms Instructor, Building Search Instructor, Less Lethal Munitions Instructor, Chemical Munitions Instructor and Distractions Device Instructor. 

Officer Binkley has been heavily invested in the Community during his Law Enforcement career and is looking forward to continuing his involvement with the Wilmington City Schools as an SRO.  He hopes to make a positive influence on the students and serve as a positive role model. 

Whether talking to students in the hallway or delivering a presentation in the classroom, SROs are embedded in the educational fabric of the schools they serve. We are confident that Office Binkley is uniquely qualified to make a positive impact in our schools as our SRO, and we are excited to introduce him to our students, staff, parents, and community.