File photo of Hollister School District Superintendent Diego Ochoa. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

Facing budget pressures, HSD cuts school resource officer program

Superintendent Diego Ochoa expects ‘billions of dollars in deferrals for education funding this upcoming school year.’

Hollister Police Chief David Westrick, along with principals (left to right) Diana Herbst, Scott Wilbur and Ken Woods, told Hollister School District trustees that school resource officers are part of a team that builds relationships. Photo by John Chadwell.


Principals give high grades to school resource officers

Specially trained Hollister police serve as educators, counselors and mentors to students at several schools.

File photo

Children and Youth

Secure campus at San Benito High School lifted after police clearance

A report of a student breaking windows and acting erratic on campus was reported Thursday around 12:12 p.m.

officer juan guevara.jpg


Police officer on patrol at SBHS

The costs associated with the school resource officer will be shared by the city and high school district

hpd logo.jpeg

Children and Youth

Second school resource officer to patrol Hollister School District

Grant and city support to help fund additional officer for four years