This year marks the 35th year that the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Relations Bureau and Educational Tours will host the Annual Washington D.C. Safety Patrol Trip for Alachua County Students. The 2012 Washington D.C. Safety Patrol Trip has thirty-one public, private, charter, and parochial schools from Alachua County participating.
School Safety Patrol youth must complete training in traffic safety, protect students from the hazards of crossing roads and highways on their way to and from school, assist bus drivers in safely transporting students to and from school, teach fellow students about traffic safety, and serve as leaders on and about the school campus in this role. These youth are chosen typically by their teachers after demonstrating maturity, reliability, ability to follow rules, courtesy, and respect for classmates and others.
Those attending this trip have earned this through demonstrating their ability to be great leaders and role models. I am pleased that the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office can facilitate this rewarding trip for our elementary school youth and thank the parents and teachers who support us every year.
Sheriff Sadie Darnell
The Alachua County Sheriff's Office
2012 Washington DC Safety Patrol Trip
Trip Information Number (352) 367-4126