School City of East Chicago
Bylaws & Policies
 

5860 - SAFETY PATROL

The School Board recognizes the value of a student safety patrol as an essential part of the school program to instruct the students of this Corporation in good safety habits and to provide opportunities for leadership training.

The Board authorizes the formation of a school safety patrol of students in grades 5 and 6 who shall serve without recompense.

All students eligible by grade level may apply for service on the safety patrol; selection among them will be made on consideration of qualities of:

 A.responsibility and good citizenship;

 B.leadership capacity;

 C.maturity;

 D.academic proficiency.

Members of the school safety patrol may be assigned to control and direct student traffic in the school buildings and on school grounds.

No safety patrol member shall be permitted to direct or place himself/herself in the path of vehicular traffic.

A faculty member shall be assigned as supervisor to the school safety patrol whose job it shall be to:

 A.receive and screen all applications for membership;

 B.select safety patrol members;

 C.instruct safety patrol members in their duties and responsibilities;

 D.where necessary and for good cause, remove a member from the safety patrol.

The Superintendent shall develop administrative guidelines to implement this policy.