Safety Team Members
The Danville Community School Corporation Police Department employs a school safety operations coordinator and three full-time school resource officers (SROs).
All SROs are fully trained law enforcement officers with sworn authority who specialize in school-based policing and crisis management. They are all certified school resource officers and follow the triad concept of school-based policing, which involves collaboration between law enforcement officers, counselors, and educators.
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Chief Oliphant started working with the Danville Metropolitan Police Department in 2002 after obtaining his Criminal Justice Degree from Vincennes University. He served as a Patrol Officer and Detective for several years before becoming the full-time School Resource Officer at Danville Community School Corporation in 2015. In 2020, he became the first Chief of the newly established Danville Community School Corporation Police Department.
Apart from being the Chief, he is also a member of several organizations, including the Indiana School Resource Officer Association, National Association of School Resource Officers, Hendricks County Fraternal Order of Police, Danville Community Education Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Danville, and the Hendricks County School Safety Commission.
Chief Matthew Oliphant
Phone: (317) 778-8978
Office: Danville North / South Elementary
Officer K and Zena
Officer Kim Kiritschenko, also known as Officer K, is assigned to our high school. Previously, she served as the School Resource Officer (SRO) for the high school and alternative school in Brownsburg for 12 years. In addition to her role here, she also works as a Sergeant for the Brownsburg Police Department Reserve Division.
She is a certified K9 handler to K9 Zena who is a 4-year-old German Shepherd narcotics detection K9. Officer K and Zena patrol and train regularly to ensure Danville Community Schools and campuses are as safe as possible. They also visit local schools as a guest reader or speaker. K9 Zena was purchased with a grant from the Hendricks County Substance Abuse Task Force.
Officer K is a member of the National Association of School Resource Officers Association, the Indiana School Resource Officer Association, Secretary of the Hendricks County Fraternal Order of Police, and member of the Central Indiana K9 Foundation.
Office: Danville Community High School
Corey Hill comes to Danville with a combined 12 years of law enforcement experience with Brownsburg Police Department and Brownsburg Community Schools.
After becoming a certified law enforcement instructor, he has specialized as an instructor with active shooter and physical/defensive tactics. He also enjoys speaking to students in classroom settings regarding drug abuse, addiction and mental health.
Officer Hill regularly presents to Hendricks County Public Officials regarding crisis intervention, policing the teen brain and public interactions with individuals on the autism spectrum.
Office: Danville Community Middle School
Operations Coordinator Amy Nickol
Amy Nickol joined DCSC January 2023 as the Operations Coordinator for the district. In this role she works behind the scenes supporting DCSCPD and Facilities. Amy oversees facility rentals, volunteer management, school cameras, custodial services and much more. Amy is a member of the Indiana School Resource Officer Association and National Association of School Resource Officers.
Prior to joining DCSC, Amy worked at Avon High School where she supported staff in a variety of ways. She continues to volunteer at AHS as the President of the Sports Boosters. Amy has also owned and directed the Hendricks County Junior Golf Tour since 2010.