Concord Police Chief Guy Swanger weighed in on the department's fledgling volunteer crossing guard program. He told elected leaders Tuesday that the volunteers are filling the void created by the elimination of paid contractors who escorted students across busy streets for years.
Key points in the chief's report:
To see the Concord Police Chief's presentation about the department's training program, visit http://concordca.swagit.com/play/03122013-23/0/. Click on Item 1A "Presentations."
More information about the Monument Community HEAL Zone is available by visiting http://monumentcommunity.org. Click on "Monument Community HEAL Zone."
For additional details about volunteer crossing guards and the "Walking School Bus" program, read the On Assignment blog at