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    A School Safety Committee sponsored by the school district, Murrieta Valley Council PTA and the Murrieta Police Department has mobilized patrols of parents and community members to monitor designated locations around district schools. To ensure student safety, Patrol members will keep a watchful eye out while students are on their way to and from school.

    75 district parents have volunteered to serve on the patrols and more volunteers are needed. Anyone who can volunteer one or two hours a month is encouraged to leave their name and telephone number at any district school or email Dale Velk at dvelk@murrieta.k12.ca.us

    Volunteers who complete the training are required to submit an application and background checks will be conducted by the Murrieta Police Department before they are assigned to the patrol.

    Training provided by the Murrieta Police Department covers Safety Patrol guidelines, what to look for and how to provide a vehicle, suspect or location description. Safety Patrol members have direct phone numbers to alert school sites and the Murrieta Police Department to any unusual, suspicious, or criminal activity they observe. The Murrieta Police Department will monitor all reports and investigate suspicious behavior. Safety Patrol members will wear red lanyards with a picture badge identifying them as a member of the Safety Patrol.

    Anyone who observes unusual or suspicious activities on or around Murrieta school campuses is encouraged to contact the Murrieta Police Department's 24 hour dispatch line at (951) 696-3615. Callers may also leave information on the district's anonymous Tip Line at 800-782-7463.