Community Education Initiatives

Expert Training & Advice

Police department professionals deliver expert training and advice to the community in a variety of subject areas upon request. Topics include:

  • Neighborhood Watch
  • YANA (You are not alone)
  • Identity theft 
  • Graffiti / vandalism 
  • Credit card / check fraud

Formalized Educational Programs

Available for presentation to schools and community groups, these programs include:

  • BRAVE program for kids
  • Personal Security and Safety 
  • Recognizing Financial Abuse 
  • Operation Identification

Start Smart

This is a unique two-hour class designed to help your teen driver Start Smart. The class is made available to teens (15-18 years of age), accompanied by a parent, at no cost. The class will discuss important issues such as: 

  • Tips to avoid collisions
  • Safe driving habits
  • Dynamics of a collision
  • Consequences of poor choice behind the wheel of a vehicle
  • Testimonies of people tragically impacted by incidents involving teen drivers
  • Parental roles and responsibilities
  • Legal ramifications and civil liabilities affecting teen drivers and their parents

Brochures and Programs

For more information about community education initiatives, please contact the Community Relations Officer  at (760) 947-1549.