Crescent High School Resource Officer

 Officer Barry New

Phone: (864) 352-6175 Ext 2270


Degrees and Certifications:

Officer Barry New

Officer New is a native of Abbeville County, he graduated from Abbeville High School and attended Piedmont Technical College.  Office New is a 1985 graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.  Office New has worked for the City of Abbeville Police Department, Lander University Police Department, Abbeville County Sheriff’s Office where he retired in 2012 and took the SRO position at Dixie High School until 2015 as Captain at Due West Police Department.  Officer New went back to work with the Town of  Iva Police Department as Instructor / Training Officer, Evidence Custodian and fill-in SRO for all five District 3 schools.  Office New has held many other public safety rolls in the fire and ems services.  Office New enjoys teaching the South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit classes in his time off.  Office New enjoys working with students and making a positive influence on their lives and ensuring a safe learning environment.  Office New is married and has six children.