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Wednesday-Friday, June 15-17, 2022
Kalahari Resort & Conference Center
Sandusky OH – Directions

Dynamic instructors will present educational sessions including: Youth Minds & Perceptions of Law Enforcement, Teen Brain, The Problem of Online Child Exploitation; Trends and Issues Affecting Today’s Children, Street Smart and Drug Trends in Schools, Stopwatch of Death-Importance of a Quick Response, Medical Essentials for the School Resource Officer: Critical Injury First Aid and Beyond, School Based Policing, Achieving the Impossible and the annual Legal Update session. This Conference addresses the very topics of today’s school-based policing concerns and needs!

Target Audience: SROs and D.A.R.E. Officers, School Administrators, School Counselors and Psychologists, School Based Policing Supervisors, School Safety Supervisors, Juvenile Probation Officers and Detectives.

OSROA is proud to offer a “bundle” registration fee (which lessens the administrative paperwork for your agency) that includes two overnight stays (if selected), meals/breaks, conference materials, OSROA membership dues and up to four Kalahari Waterpark passes per overnight room (see details below for registrants not staying overnight).


Tuesday, June 14, 2022:
2022 DARE Longevity Awards & Family Day at Cedar Point
Dinner and Awards Ceremony, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
A Tuesday, June 14, overnight accommodation option is available. Limited rooms are available.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022:
DARE/SRO Service Project: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Volunteers of America (VOA) – More details to come.
All attendees are asked to bring items such as toys, games, books or toiletry items that will be collected at Kalahari and be donated to VOA on the last day of the conference.
Toys, Games and Books should be in new or gently used condition.
Conference Registration:  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
OSROA Business Meeting:  12:00 noon – 12:45 p.m.
Opening Session:  1:00 p.m.
Dinner:  5:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 16, 2022:
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Sessions:  8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Awards Luncheon:  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sessions:  1:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Dinner:  5:00 p.m.

Friday, June 17, 2022:
Breakfast:  7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Sessions:  8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Adjourn/Lunch To Go:  11:35 a.m.

OSROA does not expect any Covid restrictions and is excited to see everyone in person and to network in 2022. In the event of any such unforeseen circumstance, OSROA will keep registrants up to date.

Conference Registration Packages
*Double Occupancy must register at the same time – IMPORTANT!

No Lodging/Meals Only:  $335  Includes items listed below but does not include overnight stay
Single Occupancy:     $615
Double Occupancy:   $515  *Two registrants each paying $515. Must register at same time; use two forms.

Family/Guest can stay in your overnight room with Single Occupancy Registration only. Your family/guests pay for and eat meals on their own. Please note: OSROA has contracted an overnight room block with Kalahari that includes many types of rooms. If you indicate on the registration form that you are bringing family/guest OSROA will make note of this on the rooming list that is given to Kalahari. Kalahari will make every attempt to accommodate but there is NO GUARANTEE of receiving a certain type of overnight room.

Registrations must be received by May 12, 2022 to avoid a $25 late fee. No registrations accepted after June 2.  Meal counts and details are finalized between OSROA and Kalahari on June 2 and cannot be changed.

-Cancellations must be received no later than June 2, 2022. OSROA is financially committed to Kalahari for all rooms on this date and no refunds will be issued.

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