1st Grade - Stranger Danger Presentation
The Safe Side presentation is an hour long and teaches children how to be safe. The program offers hot tips to keep cool kids safe. It promotes stranger savvy in an entertaining way that makes the material easy for students to understand and remember.
2nd Grade – 9-1-1 Program
The Toledo Police Department recognizes that teaching children how to use 9-1-1 in an emergency could be one of the simplest and most important lessons they learn. This 45 minute program teaches children when and when not to call 9-1-1 and answers questions like, “What would you do if your house was on fire?” or “What would you do if your mom was choking and she was not able to talk?” Children are taught the necessary skills through a hands-on approach and role playing.
3rd Grade - Gun Safety Program
The Toledo Police Department recognizes the importance of teaching children about gun safety because it has been estimated that firearms are present in 1/3 of U.S. homes with children. During this 40 minute presentation, children are taught what to do if they see a gun as well as what the differences are between real and play guns.