This division is divided into three (3) core functional areas which are:
Property and Evidence Security/Management;
School Resource Officer Program; and
The Resource Services division is commanded by a Captain with one (1) Lieutenant and two (2) Sergeants assisting.
Captain Mike Lawhorn
Captain Mike Lawhorn was hired in March of 1998 as a Deputy Sheriff with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.
In August of 1998, Mike became one of the first two School Resource Officers in Campbell County. Since then, he has served in the role of School Resource Officer for the past 19 years.
In 1999, Mike became a member of the Sheriff’s Offices Special Response Team (SRT). He has served as an Entry Team member and is currently the Team Leader.
Mike was promoted to Sergeant in 2004. In January of 2008, he was again promoted to Lieutenant, and served as the School Resource Officer supervisor until his most recent appointment to Captain of the Administrative Services Division on January 1, 2018.
Mike was appointed to serve in a different capacity under the leadership of Sheriff Whit Clark. In this role, Mike is responsible for strategic initiatives, school and court safety and security, as well as evidentiary custody and preservation. Captain Lawhorn will continue to work collaboratively with other divisions to ensure citizen safety, and develop the future of law enforcement professional standards in Campbell County.
Captain Lawhorn graduated from Rustburg High School and has lived in Campbell County his entire life except for the 4 years he served in the United States Air Force.
The primary mission of the School Resource Officer is to create a partnership between the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and the Campbell County Public Schools. This program is intended to maintain a safe learning environment for our youth, to identify and prevent criminal activity through counseling and referral of delinquent behavior, and to promote positive relationships between students and law enforcement officers.