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School Safety Hotline 
 

It is important that all students, parents and members of the community be a part of creating a safe school environment.  Safe schools create an atmosphere which supports learning and develops a positive relationship between students and staff members.

The Anonymous School Safety Hotline allows students, parents, and members of the community to report suspicious activity which will assist in early intervention.  I encourage you to use this toll free number to help maintain a safe and orderly campus.

"Together We Can Make A Positive Difference."

Sincerely,

Grady Judd

Sheriff, Polk County


Here are some tips below of how parents can help.

  • Keep firearms at home and ensure they are securely locked.
  • Take an active role in our child's school.
  • Be a role model.
  • Listen to and talk to your children regularly.
  • Set clear limits on behavior in advance.
  • Help your children find peaceful solutions to their problems.
  • Discourage name calling and teasing.
  • Know your children's friends, whereabouts and activities.
  • Support school policies and rules.
  • Interact with other parents through school and neighborhood associations.
  • Check your children's room for suspicious items

Here are some tips below of how students can help.

  • Report any criminal activity to school authorities or police.
  • Report a change in student's behavior.
  • Learn how to manage your own anger effectively.
  • Help others settle disputes peacefully.
  • Become a peer counselor, working with classmates.
  • Mentor a younger student.
  • Start a school crime watch.
  • Ask each student group or club to adopt an anti-violence theme.
  • Start or sign up for a "peace pledge" campaign, in which students promise to settle disputes peacefully.

Now, in partnership with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, parents and students have a reliable and private way to report rumors and suspicious activities.  We are primarily supporting two ways to report.

  • The first way to report tips is by telephone:
    • 1-877-723-2728

    • (1-877-7BE-BRAVE)

  • The second way to report tips is by completing the online email form.