How can a community create a culture of safety within a school building? A group of collaborators in the city of Jordan is championing satellite police offices on school grounds to answer that question. While safety is the name of the game, the partnership has resulted in better communication and better relationships among the student body, staff, and the department.
As for communication within the department, technology makes it possible. Seen here, Police Chief Bob Malz of Jordan talks with an officer stationed at another school via the internet.
Read more about this collaboration in "Ideas in Action," featured in the May-June issue of Minnesota Cities magazine.
Photo credit goes to Terry Gydesen of Terry Gydesen Studio