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RAD

The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System is a national program that teaches women empowering skills to avoid becoming a target and to fend off an attacker. Through repetition and practice, this course promotes muscle memory, and helps women to train in a realistic environment so they learn to survive a struggle. Read More...

RAD Kids

The radKIDS® curriculum is a fun, activity-based program including lectures, safety drills, physical skills to resist or stop violence or harm, and dynamic simulation. We believe that every child deserves personal and life skills to live safer. radKIDS® is committed to providing education that enhances the ability of children, parents and families, to utilize knowledge, skills, and power to protect themselves from violence and harm. Read More...

CPC: Firearm Safety

The campaigns that NCPC and the Ad Council have produced over a 30+ year partnership have been powerful — raising public awareness and moving the public to take action. For more than a decade, NCPC and the Ad Council produced public service announcements (PSAs) on preventing gun-related violence and promoting safe storage of firearms to keep our families and communities safe from crime.

There is no magic solution that will eradicate mass shootings, teen suicides, or accidental shootings with firearms in the home. But we can do our part to reduce the likelihood of these tragedies occurring. The safe firearms storage campaign encourages owners to simply lock them up — using available technology and equipment such as gun locks and safes. Read More...

Active Shooter & Workplace Safety

Active shooter incidents are often unpredictable and evolve quickly. In the midst of the chaos, anyone can play an integral role in mitigating the impacts of an active shooter incident. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) aims to enhance preparedness through a "whole community" approach by providing products, tools, and resources to help you prepare for and respond to an active shooter incident. Read More...

GRADE

GRADE Program offered to 5th grade students in the City of Coral Springs. The GRADE program was developed in 1996 and has since been since distributed to dozens of agencies both nationwide and internationally. The general tenets of the program are centered around the need of students to recognize the value of having high self-esteem, showing respect towards one another both in-person and through the Internet, recognizing a criteria on how to avoid conflict while learning to resolve issues without violence, and to educate them as to the dangers of gang affiliation and substance abuse. Read More...

Teen Driving Safety

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it is estimated that nearly 6,000 people were killed on our nation’s roadways last year and more than 440,000 were injured as a result of distracted driving. It is clear that the dangers of texting while driving are serious. A life is more precious than taking a call or responding to a text message. The men and women of the Coral Springs Police are committed to keeping you and your family safe. If you find yourself reaching for your cell phone while driving, take a second to think about the dangers you are putting yourself and others in before you pick up the phone. Ask yourself, is it really worth it? Read More...

Drowning Prevention

Drowning is the number one cause of death for children ages one to four in Broward County. Each year nationwide, about 300 children under age five drown in swimming pools. In Florida, drowning is the leading cause of death for this age. In an effort to decrease fatal and non-fatal drowning incidences of young children in our community, the Pediatric Drowning Prevention Task Force was created. The Task Force is a collaborative effort of Broward Health, the City of Coral Springs, and Water Smart Broward. Read More...

Internet Safety

The Internet allows us to access a vast amount of information and even contact old high school friends, all within seconds. But the Internet can be a dangerous place, especially for teens who use common social networks such as YouTube and Facebook. These web sites aren’t necessarily bad, but if left unmonitored, your child could be lured by predators and negative behavior influences. Read More...

Safety Town

The Coral Springs Police Community Involvement Unit operates a one-day field trip for kindergarten students enrolled in schools located in the city. During the summer months, Kiwanis of Coral Springs operates a two-week field trip for children ages 4 1/2 -6 years of age. If you would like information on the Coral Springs School field trips, please contact Community Involvement Liaison Monica Vargas at (954) 346-1311 or via email at MVargas@coralsprings.org. If you would like to learn more about the Safety Town Summer Camp, contact Mary Boast at safetytowncoralsprings.org. Read More...

Shred-a-thon

Avoid becoming a victim and bring any personal documents to the City’s next Shred-a-thon, where they will be shredded for free on site. Read More...