Community & School Safety

Community & School Safety is a critical topic for the Essex Police Department.   The Essex Police Department has been a leader and innovator in School Safety in Vermont since 1996 when the first School Public Safety Committee was formed in Essex (VT) to study and enhance school safety.

Safety Dialogue Night

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 local residents attended a dialogue night addressing safety topics in our communities. The event was hosted by the School Public Safety Committee. The purpose of this event was to bring awareness to current safety endeavors and discuss ways to support and advance safety throughout our communities of Essex Junction and Essex Town.

During this event participants submitted questions in writing pertaining to a wide range of topics.  Not all questions could be answered that evening.  Unanswered questions have been consolidated and answers have been submitted from respective agencies.  Links to these questions and answers and now provided below.

Attached Document or FileEssex Community Forum on Safety - Video February 19, 2013 Meeting
Attached Document or FileEssex Police Department Response Adobe (.pdf) document
Attached Document or FileEssex Community Justice Center Repose Essex Community Justice Center responses
Attached Document or FileEssex Schools Response Adobe (.pdf) document
Attached Document or FileHeart and Soul Reponse Adobe (.pdf) document
Attached Document or FileHoward Center Response Adobe (.pdf) document
Attached Document or FileInternet Safety for Parents (.ppt)( Power Point Presentation) 2015
Attached Document or FileEmerging Substance Abuse Issues (.ppt)(Power Point Presentation) 2015
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