Back to School Safety Reminders!
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Back to School Safety Reminders!


The Erie Police Department wants to take a minute and remind kids, parents and motorists to be careful as the new school year begins. There are several things to keep in mind:


  • Parents of younger children talk with your children and remind them they need to always cross at crosswalks and never run between parked cars into the street.

  • When using crosswalks, make sure the child crosses with the walk sign and/or when traffic is clear in both directions.

  • Motorists drive cautiously and remember to drive at/or under the posted speed limit. The Erie Police Department will be strictly enforcing the speed limit, especially in school zones.

  • Motorists are also cautioned to pay attention to their surroundings. Do not text and drive – it is illegal. Distracted driving is dangerous, especially when combined with kids heading to/from school.
If careless driving or suspicious activity is observed, please contact the Erie Police Department through Boulder County Dispatch at (303) 441-4444.

The Town of Erie Parks & Recreation Department will again be supervising the
elementary school crossing guard program this year. The Police Department will be
working closely with the Parks & Recreation Department as well as the St. Vrain Valley
School District. There is a need for crossing guards both before and after school. View
the job posting and apply online at www.erieco.gov/jobs.

We hope everyone has a great start to the new school year and stays safe. As always, please contact the Erie Police Department if you have any questions or concerns.


ERIE POLICE DEPARTMENT
1000 Telleen Avenue | P.O. Box 510
Erie, CO 80516
www.erieco.gov/police | 303-926-2800
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