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Safety Academy - Registration Closed

A FREE and unique police awareness and personal safety program for adults with developmental disabilities requiring limited support in their daily activities while at home, work or in the community.

  • Date: 04/02/2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Hillsboro Police Department
    250 SE 10th Avenue
    Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
  • Introduction: A FREE and unique police awareness and personal safety program for adults with developmental disabilities requiring limited support in their daily activities while at home, work or in the community.

Safety Academy thumbnailThe Safety Academy is a FREE and unique police awareness and personal safety program for adults with developmental disabilities requiring limited support in their daily activities while at home, work or in the community.

This four week program is an avenue for officers and citizens to interact in a positive, low-key environment, providing an opportunity to see beyond the badge. Our goal is to foster communication and enhance the personal safety of each participant.

Class size is limited to 10 participants. Pre-registration is required and applications must be received two weeks prior to the first class. Individuals who need assistance with activities of daily living or managing behavior must be accompanied by a support person for the entire duration of the course.

Safety Academy Schedule:

The Safety Academy is held on Mondays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., beginning April 2, 2018. Must attend all four classes. Classes are held at the Hillsboro Police Department, 250 SE 10th Avenue, Hillsboro, 97123.

Week 1: April 2

  • Tri-Met ridership & safety
  • Personal safety

Week 2: April 9

  • Identifying the police
  • Crime prevention at home

Week 3: April 16

  • Emergency preparedness
  • Your money is for you
  • Internet safety

Week 4: April 23

  • Getting help: when to call 9-1-1
  • Fire prevention & safety
  • Graduation

Click here to register or contact Brandi Gilbert, 503-615-6785 or brandi.gilbert@hillsboro-oregon.gov for more information. 

 

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