Category Archives: Madison Co. School System


New School Resource Officer’s

Berea Police Department Officer Kristen Napier is settling in as the new School Resource Officer at Berea Community School District. Soon she’ll be starting to teach the Too Good for Drugs program, an initiative to help middle schoolers make good life choices. Napier said she’s glad to be at BCS as the SRO. “I love it,” said Napier. “This is what I’ve always wanted to do, and now I’m doing it.”

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Berea Police: School Starts Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the first day of classes for Berea Community Schools and Madison County Schools. Traffic will be impacted by construction and everyone should make sure to give themselves extra time to get where they are going.

Please pay extra attention to stopped school buses and children as they load and unload.

If you pass a stopped school bus you WILL BE CITED by . We want everyone to enjoy their first day of school, and we want everyone to be safe.

Officers will be directing traffic in the trouble areas at least for the first week.


The Berea Police Department would like to remind motorist that school starts back Wednesday, August 14th for both Madison County and Berea Independent Schools.

With the increased traffic, motorists should also be aware that the road construction on Richmond Road and with Old US 25 being closed for bridge repairs will impact travel times. Our officers will be directing traffic at several intersections to assist with the traffic flow.

Expect traffic delays from 7 AM to 8:30 AM as well as 2 PM to 3:30 PM.