Boundary changes and new police force coming to Round Rock ISD

Williamson County

ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — On Thursday evening, the Round Rock Board of Trustees voted on boundary changes for the district and decided to move forward with creating its own police force.

11 schools changing boundaries

The board of trustees discussed and voted on boundary changes to 11 schools. The district is re-zoning because a new school is opening, and the current schools are overcrowded.

Board members have approved boundary changes to CD Fulkes Middle School, Caraway Elementary, Herrington Elementary and Terravista Elementary, among others.

C-D Fulkes’ feeder pattern is re-zoned to attend Cedar Ridge High School.

Police force forming

The police department decision comes after more than a year of discussions with community members and district administration on potential options for safety and security. Board members voted unanimously to move forward.

Round Rock ISD has been working on the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement application process which started earlier in the school year.  The application involves establishing policies and funding sources for the future police force.

Now that the resolution has passed, the district will continue the application process and begin searching for a police chief. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and the Round Rock Police Department will provide school resource officers until June 2021.

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