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Adopt a Cop Program

 

​In conjunction with Constable Craig Jewell of the Cleveland Police Station, Thornlands State School has established a mutually beneficial community focussed ‘Adopt a Cop’ programme

Purpose

To build positive relationships between police and members of the school community.
The program is an integral part of policing and reflects a greater emphasis on police partnerships with the community. 

Benefits

Benefits of the program include:
(i)     The enhanced safety and wellbeing of children through education
(ii)     Positive attitudes of children towards police and the community;
(iii)     The encouragement of law abiding behaviour;
(iv)     The development of appropriate community safety and crime prevention strategies that address local issues