The School Liaison Program is designed to build a strong relationship between police and youth to influence youth in becoming responsible members of the community. The school liaison officers serve the 18,000 youth in 36 schools in the Delta school community.
The supervisor for the School Liaison Program is Sgt. Cal Traversy
School Liaison Officers
All the classes from kindergarten to grade 12 will be visited by their school liaison officer at least once each school year for a formal presentation on a grade-appropriate topic.
|Grade 1||Strangers and Safety Awareness|
|Grade 2||Strangers and Personal Safety|
|Grade 4||Peer Pressure|
|Grade 5||Bullying and Fireworks|
|Grade 6||Internet Safety|
|Grade 7||Drug Education|
|Grade 8||Drug Education, Internet safety|
|Grade 9||Violence in Dating Relationships|
|Grade 10||Driver Education|
|Grade 11||Open Forum|
|Grade 12||Drinking and Driving|
The school liaison officers also work in partnership with the school administrators and outside agencies including ICBC, Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) and Delta Youth Services to provide presentations to both youth and their parents. Presentations that have been provided to the community in recent years include forums on drinking and driving, drugs, bullying and youth violence »see Youth Safety Resources.
By maintaining a balance of education and enforcement initiatives the school liaison officers continue to provide Delta students with a safe learning environment and the tools for success in life.
Youth Liaison Officer
The Youth Liaison Officer position is an initiative of Delta Police, giving youth at risk the opportunity to get their lives back on track.
The project is an extension of the School Liaison Officer Program and Cst. John Jasmins works directly with high risk and at risk youth in the Delta community.
The YLO brings youth, their families, teachers and police together to work out a recovery plan for the youth at risk.
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