Sept. 10, 2012 - Boulder Police Department offers teen safety class
Monday, September 10, 2012
Boulder Police Department offers teen safety class
Teenagers with developmental disabilities who are interested in learning more about the Boulder Police & Fire Departments, as well other things like how to get around town using public transportation, are encouraged to sign up for a free 5-week class that’s taught by Boulder police officers.
The classes are held on Thursday afternoons from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., starting Oct. 4, 2012 and ending on Nov. 1, 2012.
In the Safety First for Teens class, teens with developmental disabilities ,will learn safety tips that they can use every day. The curriculum of the program, which is now in its 17th year, covers decision-making skills, street-smart safety, home security, fire prevention and safety and safety while riding public transportation. Students will interact with police, fire and public transportation providers.
The class includes a tour the Public Safety Building, which houses the Boulder Police Department, the Boulder Fire Department and Dispatch. Students will be given an opportunity to see fire apparatus and police cars up close and learn about the equipment used by firefighters and police officers in their day-to-day activities.
Safety First for Teens is taught by officers from the Boulder Police Department and includes lectures, small group and hands-on activities. Participants are asked to attend all classes and to arrive at 3:55 p.m.
Students may attend Safety First Class more than once; however, the decision to register for a repeat class is made on a case by case basis with the class coordinator. Please register early. The registration deadline is September 24, 2012.
Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2012 11:22