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St. Petersburg School Crossing Guard Program of the Year


The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will recognize the St. Petersburg School Crossing Guard Program as one of its Crossing Guard Programs of the Year at a ceremony this Friday, February 7, at 10:30 a.m., at the St. Petersburg Police Department, 1301 1st Avenue North.

St. Petersburg Police supervises 75 people in our crossing guard program who are dedicated to make sure children get to and from 32 elementary and middle schools within the city of St Petersburg.

 FDOT recognizes crossing guard programs that have shown outstanding service in the support of pedestrian and traffic safety, and a dedication and commitment to the duty of crossing children in a safe manner consistent with the crossing procedures and techniques outlines the uniform training guidelines.