Alachua County To Be One of Four Sites in the Country to Launch National Safety Resource Center... Online
In three. easy clicks of a mouse, an online guide to the world of school safety will soon be at your fingertips --and it'll cover everything from bullying to guns and gangs. So a task force of Gainesville Police, Alachua County Sheriff, and school administrators started tackling the safety question: "What's it take to keep students safe?"
Alachua County will now be one of four sites in the country to launch a resource center that will address the nation's need to keep students safe from kindergarten to college.
It's an initiative that came to North Central Florida with the help of Alachua County Sheriff, Sadie Darnell, "When you look at the make up of our community, the University of Florida, Santa Fe College the number of elementary and middle schools we have across a large county, it was a perfect fit."
It's an effort that Sgt. Jason Levy, who oversees at-risk youth and School Safety Officers appreciates being a part of, "To not use this free information, that would be crazy not to use it."
Once it's up and running in the coming days the public will have access to almost 80,000 links related to school safety.
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