ERIC Number: ED199862
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
The Officer Friendly Program. Technical Assistance Bulletin 9.
National School Resource Network, Washington, DC.
The Officer Friendly program, sponsored by the Sears-Roebuck Foundation, is designed to humanize children's perceptions of police officers and their work, improve rapport between children and police, increase awareness of safety and civic responsibility, and reduce crime involving children. The program involves visits by police officers to school classrooms and followup activities conducted by teachers. This bulletin describes the initiation, organization, and implementation of community Officer Friendly programs. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Law Enforcement, Police School Relationship, Program Descriptions, Program Implementation, School Security, Technical Assistance
National School Resource Network, 5530 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20015 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Authoring Institution: National School Resource Network, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Officer Friendly Program