GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock Public Schools hired former police officer Rob McCorry as the director of security beginning January 1, according to school officials.

“Safety is our number one concern," said Dr. Brett Charleston, Superintendent of Glen Rock Public Schools. "We are looking forward to Rob McCorry’s contribution to this integral part of our district.”

School safety is an ongoing conversation, according to the school administration, and this new position will be evolving over time, but in general, McCorry will oversee the security of all Glen Rock Public Schools.

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According to the Dec. 10 board agenda, McCorry's annual salary is $65,000.

His duties include collaborating with school administration. McCorry will be an essential part of developing security plans and training, as well as carrying out safety assessments and reviews, school administrators said.

McCorry is from Pequannock Township and resides with his wife and two children. He was a Pequannock Township police officer from 1999 to 2019, when he retired. McCorry also worked part-time at an executive protection agency for fourteen years.