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Police: Educate young ones on safety tips

Mere Naleba
Monday, January 20, 2014

THE Fiji Police Force is urging parents to spend the remaining hours before school starts in educating their young ones on safety tips.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the force is seeking assistance from parents and guardians to ensure the 2014 school year begins without any major incidents.

Chief Operations Officer Assistant Commissioner of Police Rusiate Tudravu is also pleading with parents to educate their children on all the necessary safety tips.

"The next 48-hours would be ample time to sit down with your children going over all safety tips from travelling to school to safety at school also," he said yesterday morning.

He said the warning was particularly for those in lower grades.

ACP Tudravu also said children should be taught not to fear policemen and women and to be told that if they are lost or in need of any assistance to seek help from their teachers, older students or from a police officer.

He said the community too had its part to play in making the new school year a crime free one.

"We are anticipating our roads to be very busy before and after school hours and one area of concern is their safety while travelling to and from school.

"It's their first day back so they could be easily distracted with their friends while out on our roads, so motorists must be extra vigilant especially near school zones and our officers will be out on duty also," he said.








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