Release* Date: May 18, 2009
County Prosecutor’s Office
*News Release* Date: May 18, 2009
Educators, law enforcement, meet for school safety seminar
The Threat Assessment/School Violence Program will help educators learn to recognize signs of a troubled student who may be planning havoc at their school, and will offer ways to quickly respond to prevent tragedies.
‘’As elected officials, my Freeholder colleagues and I are committed to doing what we can to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents,” Middlesex County Freeholder Mildred S. Scott said.
‘’But it is as a mother and grandmother that I say we must find ways to protect our children. Elected officials, law enforcement personnel and educators all have the responsibility to keep our schools safe. By working together, we have a much stronger chance of doing so,’’ said Freeholder Scott, who is chair of the Freeholders’ Law and Public Safety Committee.
The program, which will be held at
guests include Steven Healy, director of public safety at
of law enforcement from throughout the state, as well as educators and
administrators from public schools and colleges in
am very pleased that Middlesex County has taken the initiative to host this
important program to help support our school districts in this important
area,’’ said Dr. Patrick Piegari, executive superintendent of schools in
program is being brought to
addition to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the U.S. Secret
Service, the program is being sponsored by the Middlesex County Superintendent