Safety Patrol Program

Statement

Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region considers safety a top priority. The Safety Patrol Program is beneficial safety program for bus and standing patrollers.

Training

Each September, training is provided for all bus and standing patrollers. STSWR works in conjunction with Waterloo Region Police Services, City of Cambridge, City of Kitchener and City of Waterloo fire services, as well as St John Ambulance to emphasize the importance of making safety a top priority. These children (ages 10-14) are trained in basic first aid, bus evacuation procedures as well as how to be a bus or standing patrol. This program is a wonderful leadership opportunity for students this age.

Recognition

Student Safety Patrollers have provided an essential service to the children of Waterloo Region for many years. Their commitment to the safety of others is admirable and we are committed to recognize their dedication on a regular basis. This recognition takes the form of Safety Patroller Appreciation Days which are offered to the patrollers throughout the school year.