June 2018: Salute to Law Enforcement: Deputy Chris Potter

 Via Cass County Sheriff

Cass County Deputy Chris Potter is a 25-year law enforcement veteran, having served in campus policing for the past 12 years at Fargo South High School, North Dakota State University, and Maple Valley Public Schools. The recipient of the Region 8 National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) 2010 Exceptional Service Award, Chris was named the Fargo Police Officer of the Year in 2010 and earned NASRO National Practitioner Certification in 2012. He is co-founder and president of the North Dakota Association of School Resource Officers (www.ndasro.org) and coordinates the annual N.D. School Safety Conference.

Chris was recently named the Cass County Deputy of the Year for 2017, and is part of the Cass County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Deputy team, recognized by NASRO as a National Model SRO Program. He serves as an advisor on the Cass-Clay Unified School Response Workgroup and is currently pursuing his master’s degree at Minnesota State University Moorhead in school counseling. Chris enjoys motorcycling, camping, and fishing when off-duty, and serves as a certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach for the North Dakota Motorcycle Safety Program.