The Educational Services Unit of the Gaston County Police Department consists of eleven officers and a sergeant. The unit is comprised of eleven school resource officers. This unit works closely with the Gaston County Board of Education, Gaston County Schools Administration, school principals, educators, students, and parents concerning law enforcement and safety issues which effect education. This Unit also provides an integral part of the Gaston County Schools Safe School Plan.
The Educational Services Unit falls under the Community Operations Section, which is supervised by Sgt. B. Bolick.