EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – After two months of searching, the Eau Claire Police Department announces its two, new school resource officers for the Eau Claire Area School District.

Officers Tom Xiong and Ellen Scott have been selected.

Officer Xiong will head to NorthStar Middle School and Officer Ellen Scott will be at Memorial High School.

They have spent the last five years as patrol officers.

Adding new SRO’s is a lengthy process, which includes interviews and input from district administration, counselors, and teachers.