October 25, 2014
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School safety conference held amid threat investigation

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Rhode Island, School Safety

From  wpri.com. WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — School officials and parents came together in Warwick Thursday to talk about safety while police continue to investigate a second threat made against students in three local communities. As Warwick, Cranston, and Johnston react to a second threatening letter sent to police, one woman who was part of the […]

Parent network hosting Internet safety and social media education night

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Internet Safety, Massachusetts

From Eagle-Tribune. NORTH ANDOVER– With more young people owning smartphones and engaging with one another on a multitude of social media applications, parents have to pay closer attention to what their kids are posting online. Matt Abel, assistant principal of North Andover Middle School, knows all too well what can happen when kids become too comfortable […]

School ablaze with orange, anti-bullying messages

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Bullying, Hometown, New Hampshire

Guidance Counselor Linda Sheff admires some of the shirts students made during National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month. The school has participated in the campaign in the past, but this year placed a strong emphasis on positive community attitudes. (Kost/Democrat photo). From fosters.com. FARMINGTON — Walking into the Farmington High School cafeteria, one might think […]

ADPS: Safe Communities program is working

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Community Safety, Hometown, South Carolina

From www.wrdw.com. AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW)—Aiken Public Safety says their Safe Communities is working to keep violent crime down in Aiken city limits but they aren’t doing it alone. “We can’t arrest our way out of crime,” says Aiken Public Safety Lieutenant Jake Mahoney. That’s why Aiken Public Safety teamed up with a number of different community […]

Dunn County deputy earns state award for warning kids about drugs

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

Dunn County Deputy Rod Dicus teaches a Drug Abuse Resistance Education class to Elk Mound fifth-graders. Dicus recently was named as the Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year. From Leader-Telegram. MENOMONIE — Dunn County Deputy Rod Dicus gave high fives and fist bumps to students as he walked through Elk Mound Middle School hallways on […]

Irvington’s Main Street School Fifth-Graders Take on D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

The Main Street School fifth- graders are participating in the DARE program with Police Officer Erik Seman. Photo Credit: Irvington Union Free School District. From tarrytown.dailyvoice.com. IRVINGTON, N.Y. — The fifth-graders at Main Street School have begun the 2014 Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program. The main objective of the program is to teach the fifth- graders how to […]

D.A.R.E. seeking vehicle to educate against drugs

Posted on October 25, 2014 by in Arkansas, Hometown, News, Spotlight

School officer seeking vehicle to educate against drugs. From The Sun Times. Heber Springs, Arkansas Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officer Mandee Love of the Heber Springs Police Department and is going above and beyond in her efforts to educate Heber Springs school children about the dangers of drugs. In her short time as a […]

Attorney General announces new school safety initiative

Posted on October 22, 2014 by in Arkansas, Hometown, School Safety

From www.thv11.com. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 21, 2014) – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced on Tuesday the launch of a new school safety training initiative for school districts and law enforcement agencies to help educators and emergency responders better prepare for active threats on campuses. Agents with the Attorney General’s Special Investigations Division will offer […]

Ribbons show support for anti-bullying campaign

Posted on October 22, 2014 by in Bullying, Hometown, Tennessee

As part of an anti-bullying campaign for the month of October at Richview Middle School, Junior Civitan is selling orange ribbons. (Photo: THE LEAF-CHRONICLE/GREG WILLIAMSON ) From The Leaf-Chronicle. CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, and the Richview Middle School Junior Civitan Club has started its own anti-bullying campaign. Each school staff […]

Hernando celebrates safe communities

Posted on October 22, 2014 by in Community Safety, Florida, Hometown

From www.wtsp.com. Hernando County, Florida — In Hernando County, you can learn how to keep your community safe from crime. In honor of October being Crime Prevention Month, local crime watch groups will be holding events around the county Tuesday as part of the crime prevention initiative, Celebrate Safe Communities. Some groups will be having […]