Meet Noblesville’s school resource officers


Noblesville Schools has expanded it staff of school resource officers, placing one officer from the Noblesville Police Dept. in each of its 10 schools.

Lt. Shane Ginnan

School Resource Officer Division Supervisor

“I am excited to have our full complement of officers assigned to the schools. The officers will have the opportunity to interact and be a positive influence on the kids throughout their entire educational careers with Noblesville Schools.”

Sgt. Andrew Reiss

Noblesville High School

“The role of a school resource officer is different than any other job I have had in 26 years in law enforcement. I really enjoy being able to build positive relationships between the police and students and the reward is seeing them walk across the stage at graduation.”

Officer Matt Johnston

Noblesville High School

“I enjoy everything about being an SRO, but the best part is trying to make a positive difference in every student’s life I come into contact with.”

Officer Jason Shonkwiler

Noblesville High School

“Everyone joins law enforcement to help in some capacity. I feel there is no better place to make a positive impact on the lives of the young men and women of Noblesville than in the schools.”

Officer Jason McDermott

Noblesville East Middle School

“I hope to make an impact that extends beyond the classroom.”

Officer Michael Steffen

Noblesville West Middle School

“The thing I like most about being an SRO is being a positive and meaningful influence in kids’ lives. I’m looking forward to another great year at NWMS.”

Sgt. Tony Vasbinder

Hazel Dell Elementary

“I like working in the schools because it is a positive environment and building relationships with the staff, students and their families.”

Officer Tim Firks

Hinkle Creek Elementary

“I am looking forward to the start of the new school year with each student from Hinkle Creek and welcome the challenge to assist each educator in creating an environment of successful learning.”

Officer Ben Lugar

Noble Crossing Elementary

“I am excited to work at Noble Crossing Elementary because I get the honor of working alongside some of the best teachers and smartest students in the city. I look forward to a school year full of adventure and new memories.”

Officer Joe Keith

North Elementary

“Both of my children went to North Elementary and I remember how much they enjoyed their elementary years. I look forward to building new relationships with teachers and students in the coming school year.”

Officer Lonnie Guith

Promise Road Elementary

“I’m really excited to be able to teach Project Truth, archery and interact with the students and staff.”

Officer Seth Miller

Stony Creek Elementary

“What I most like working with the kids at school are their bright smiling faces as they go throughout the day.”

Officer Zach Bush

White River Elementary

“I am excited to begin my new role as a school resource officer with the Noblesville Police Department. I look forward to being a mentor for the students as well as the security aspect of my new role with White River Elementary.”


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