Upcoming Webinar: Ways to Involve Law Enforcement in Safe Routes to School


Tuesday, Feb. 22
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT


This free webinar will provide an overview of why it is important to seek law enforcement involvement in Safe Routes to School programs and how to best involve officers in SRTS efforts. The webinar will also provide information about a successful local effort that involves law enforcement in Safe Routes to School.

Katie Mencarini will discuss ways to involve various types of law enforcement in SRTS, including community officers, school resource officers and traffic officers, and provide an overview of resources available for officers. Laura Accetta will discuss some of the challenges and successes of a SRTS effort funded through the Weed and Seed Program. She'll also provided some general information and tips on community and neighborhood policing efforts.


Katie Mencarini, Planner, Toole Design Group, Contributor to Law Enforcement section of National Center for Safe Routes to School website

Laura Accetta, Weed and Seed Site Coordinator, Easton, Pen

This webinar is part of the SRTS Coaching Action Network Webinar Series, developed by America Walks and the National Center for Safe Routes to School. For more information please contact Michelle Gulley at mgulley@americawalks.org

Archived SRTS Webinars:

Has a busy schedule prevented participation in past SRTS webinars? Looking for a cost- and time- effective way to expand training in the field? The National Center archives all past SRTS webinars on its website, www.saferoutesinfo.org/events-and-training/SRTS-webinars. Recent topics include: Going High Tech with Safe Routes to School, Top Ten SRTS Engineering Treatments for Improving Walking/Bicycling, and Making New Places for Play: Joint Use Agreements Between Schools and Parks.