Safety course helps college-bound students succeed

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Posted by Cindy Chadwick - (318) 681-0666


Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is helping students prepare for their college send-off by offering a one-day safety course addressing issues that specifically apply to them.

Young men and women ages 17-21 are encouraged to attend the course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, August 4, at Sheriff’s Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Avenue. Professional instructors and law enforcement officers will present important crime prevention tips and safety techniques especially for students entering college.

Participants will receive information on personal safety and self-defense, travel and campus safety, distracted and impaired driving, protecting your identity and possessions, banking and finances, dating violence, sexual assault awareness, and drug and alcohol awareness. Students with a valid driver’s license can also participate in the distracted driving safety course.

There is no charge for this event, but seating is limited. To register, contact Deputy Vickie Johnson in the Caddo Sheriff’s Community Programs Section at 681-0870 or 681-0875.

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Cindy Chadwick at (318) 681-0666