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Young Jaybirds

By: April Douglas
By: April Douglas

If your afternoon drive takes you down Tennessee Street, you may have witnessed some risky behavior.

Come lunch time each day, herds of students cross Tennessee Street, some legally and others no so legally. It’s this behavior that's raising red flags for officers.

To curb the number of students jaywalking, DEP Emmons along with school staff are patrolling Tennessee Street, on the lookout for violators.

When good old fashioned police work doesn't do the trick, students could face a hefty fine. Issuing a citation is a last ditch effort to keep children safe.

Besides patrolling the streets, announcements are made each day reminding students to use the crosswalks.


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