Warren Safe School Task Force Meets Thursday, March 1 at 2 p.m.
School leaders and Warren police will meet as participants in the city’s Safe Schools Task Force meeting Thursday, March 1 at 2 p.m. on the first floor of Warren City Hall.
Representatives from the following schools in Warren will be attending:
- Academy of Warren
- Center Line Public Schools
- De La Salle Collegiate High School
- Eastpointe Public Schools
- Fitzgerald Public Schools
- Macomb Community College
- Michigan Collegiate/Conner Creek Academy
- Regina High School
- Anne Elementary School
- Van Dyke Public Schools
- Warren Woods Christian School
- Warren Woods Public Schools
- Warren Consolidated Schools
The Safe School Task Force mission is “to develop a committee of law enforcement, city and school district personnel to identify and review strategies and programs aimed at continuing the overall safety of all students, staff and schools in the City of Warren.”
School leaders and Warren police will with participants in the city’s Safe Schools Task Force with the following topics of discussion:
- Information sharing
- Combined resources
- Shared views on critical school safety issues
- Problem-solving “Think Tank”
- Identify local trends in schools that affect the city and community
- Increased communication between emergency services and schools
- Develop a stronger partnership between law enforcement, education and the community
“Our goal with this task force is to assure that schools in Warren are prepared for a crisis such as the one on February 14 in Florida,” said Warren Mayor James Fouts, who initiated the idea of a school-police task force with Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer.
Mayor Fouts said the Safe School Task Force will also develop strategies to prevent behavior problems from escalating into violence and strengthen the partnerships between schools and City of Warren police.