U.S. Attorney’s Office Concludes 28th Annual Seminar Series on School Safety

Columbia, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina has wrapped up its 28th Annual Safe Schools Seminars Series. The Safe Schools Seminars bring together law enforcement and school personnel charged with protecting children—such as superintendents, administrators, counselors, school resource officers, nurses, and social workers—to discuss some of the safety issues today’s students face.

Topic sessions during the Safe Schools Seminars include De-Escalation in the Education Environment; Behavior Threat Assessment; and Vaping: How It’s Affecting Our Youth.

The Safe Schools Seminars are hosted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association, the South Carolina Department of Education, the Francis Marion University Police Department, the West Columbia Police Department, the Lexington Police Department, the Greer Police Department, and the North Charleston Police Department.

The seminars took place in Greer, West Columbia, Florence, Lexington and concluded today in North Charleston, South Carolina.


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