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For Immediate Release:
July 1, 2024

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Amanda Priest (334) 322-5694
William Califf (334) 604-3230

(Montgomery, Ala) – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall today announced the application process for the 2024 Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Awards. The award provides the opportunity to identify and recognize excellence and current trends in school safety. The deadline to begin the 2024 application process is Friday, August 16, 2024.

“The safety of our schoolchildren is always on the forefront of our minds and hearts. That is why it is important to highlight and promote the innovative efforts to improve student safety through the Alabama School Safety Initiative,” stated Attorney General Steve Marshall. “As we head into the new school year, I look forward to continuing to spotlight the best school safety ideas for school administrators, resource officers, parents and students. 

The 2024 Alabama Attorney General’s Safe Schools Initiative process will feature a comprehensive four-phase application and review process designed to evaluate and enhance the safety of school protocols. Specifically, preparation and training, collaboration with local emergency response agencies, involvement of school resource officer or alternate security personnel, structure and innovation of safety technology, community participation, and law-related and prevention education.

Please click on the following link for more information regarding the application process and complete instructions: https://www.alabamaag.gov/safe-schools/