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Gov. Hogan Unveils Safe Schools Maryland Tip Line

October 5th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan this week unveiled the “Safe Schools Maryland” tip line, where students across the state can report possible threats anonymously. There’s also a smartphone app. During a press conference, Hogan said that all life-threatening tips will be immediately referred to local law enforcement and the local school system. In addition, through the ‘Safe Schools MD’ app, students can text their concerns.  According to the website, issues that can be reported are not limited to just possible violence toward the school community but also include bullying, mental health crises, harassment and abuse.  The governor said that unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, many students choose to remain silent when they become aware of a possible threat or dangerous situation…


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