The Plum Borough School District proudly welcomed Officer Craig Harnish to the Plum Borough School District Police Department in December of 2018. Officer Harnish began training in the district on December 17, 2018. His first official day in his assigned building was January 2, 2018.
Officer Harnish is a twenty-seven year veteran of the New Kensington Police Department. After retiring, he began working as a Gateway School District Police Officer. He left that position to come to the Plum Borough School District Police Department. Officer Harnish brings with him all of his school based police training as well as experience in dealing with students and staff. He was a Tactical Response Team Member for the New Kensington Police Department. He completed School Resource Officer training (SRO) in June of 2019. Officer Harnish is currently assigned to Pivik Elementary School.