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Jan 30

Crossing Guard Training

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 7:57 AM by Jeffrey Rudinski


On January 20th, 2015 WPD in conjunction with the Hampden/Wilbraham School District conducted an annual Crossing Guard training. The training consisted of  the following:

Scanning Procedures
Extended Gaps in Traffic
Traffic Gap Selection
Entering a Crosswalk
Stopping of Far-Side Traffic
Verbalization of Crossing Commands to Children
Post Crossing Scanning

The crossing guards were also provided with updated Class 2 ANSI colored jackets, vests, and gloves for better visibility. Additionally School Resource Officer Dan Menard will be visiting schools to discuss crosswalk safety and procedures with students.