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    Safety Information for Eckstein Students
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    How to Keep Safe from the Seattle Police Department
    • Safety on Metro/Sound Transit Routes
    • Pay attention to your surroundings when walking to or from transit stops and on buses or trains.
    • Thieves on transit are on the lookout for cellphones, jewelry or other valuables.
    • If there is a problem on the bus or train, notify the driver and/or call 911.
    • Keep all personal belongings close by.
    • If you have concerns about safety at or near your stop, contact your driver or call 911.
    Street Smarts
    • Know your transit routes.
    • If a person or group makes you feel uncomfortable, cross the street, walk in another direction, or ask other people you trust to walk with you.
    • Make eye contact with people around you carry yourself with confidence.
    If you are Targeted in a Crime
    • If someone tries to grab you, make a scene. Scream, kick, fight . . . Depending on the situation, do what you feel is right to get away.
    • If someone demands your wallet or phone it's always safer to hand it over than risk injury.
    • Seek help from a neighbor, business or bystander as quickly as you can and call 9-1-1.
    Safety at School
    • Safety at school should be your number one priority.
    • Report all crimes and suspicious activities to school staff and police.
    • Always say no to things that make you uncomfortable.
    • If you see or receive information about a gun on school campus, get to safety and call 9-1-1 immediately.