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Boone Police Develop Cyber Awareness Programs PDF Print
Written by Lieutenant Carson Tate Puckett   
Monday, 19 December 2011 13:28

Officers with the Boone Police Department have developed programs to teach education and awareness for students at Hardin Park School.  The goal of the Boone Police Department is to educate students in the areas of drug and alcohol awareness, but also focusing in the area of cyber-awareness.   Officer Toby Ragan developed a program teaching drug and alcohol awareness, the effects as well has consequences.  This program was taught to the 8th grade class.
Master Officer Glen Kornhouser has developed a program teaching students issues and dangers surrounding the internet, specifically facebook, myspace, live chat rooms and cyberbullying.
The class was developed to teach students the importance of protecting themselves and limiting personal information online.  The class also encouraged the students to report any suspicious activity they may encounter while online.

  
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