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School & Summer Strong: Safety
School & Summer Strong: Safety
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Being safe will help our students, family and community members reach their goals for health and personal enrichment. Review the following resources for more information:

  • City of Minneapolis Crime Prevention - learn about city services for home, automobile, bike and personal safety. You will also find resources and materials for reporting and preventing crimes.
  • The Minneapolis Police Department has school programs focuses on education issues and safety affecting school children.
  • Online safety - MPS IT Services Department offers tips for online safety including cyber bullying prevention, online ethics, building healthy online relationships, as well as establishing family contracts for internet use at home.
  • Jacob Wetterling Resource Center offers tips and resources for talking to your children on general personal safety.
  • Personal safety for students offers helpful tips for students to remember key safety tips during summer months.
  • Talk about safety - this guide gives parents ideas on how to start the conversation about safety. Recommended for grades 6-12.
  • Create a family safety plan - know where to meet, who to call and what to discuss with your family.
  • Water safety - view tips from Minneapolis Swims on water safety in swimming pools, lakes and rivers.
  • Winter safety - stay safe during the cold winter months. View tips on sledding, cold weather and more.
  • Kitchen fire safety - Learn how to prevent kitchen fires and what to do if there is a fire while you're cooking.
  • Human trafficking - Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to exploit a person for labor or commercial sex.