Project aimed to help kids stay safe

May 29, 2008 9:36:09 AM PDT
The school year ends today. But police and teachers say that's when crime and violence at schools go up. So once again community leaders and police are working together on project safe start. Police and ministers will be walk the halls at schools to talk to students and prevent violence.

"We're there for them -- that they'll have a safe summer," said Dan Perales with the Houston Police Departments. "A safe start of the summer because we are trying to prevent any crime from happening on campus or around school premises."

This is the 18th year for Project Safe Start in southeast Texas.

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