The SAPS continues with #SaferSchools campaigns in all Provinces.
In KwaZulu-Natal, SAPS Brighton Beach Safer Schools initiative encouraged creativity.
During the 1st school term, SAPS Brighton Beach hosted the station's 10th annual grade 8 crime induction programme hosted by Captain Louise Le Roux.
As part of this safer school's initiative, learners were encouraged
to write an essay or create a poster on school bullying or youth substance dependency.
Majority of the entries received focussed on school bullying.
Today, Brighton Beach Station Commander Colonel Qaphe Ngubane handed over certificates of achievement to recipients who were also rewarded with gift boxes and a voucher.
The collaboration between the Robinhood Foundation, civilians in society and educational institutes created a platform for the youth to express themselves through creativity on issues they encounter within their schooling environment .
In Limpopo Province, SAPS Vuwani visited Ramauba Secondary school to conduct a search as well as a crime awareness campaign to sensitize the youth about various issues affecting the youth.
In KwaZulu-Natal Province, Umlazi SAPS visited Sukuma Primary school where educational talks were
conducted about the dangers of drugs and substance abuse, carrying of dangerous weapons and bullying.
In Gauteng Province, SAPS Lenasia members visited Park Primary as part of build-up activities ahead of #ChildProtectionWeek.
The communication officer of SAPS Lenasia together with representatives of the Department of Community Safety and other stakeholders engaged with learners through active dialogue about bullying, discipline and general safety within the school environment.