Contact Us

Ike Students Helping Fight Crime

The student lead Crime Stoppers program at Yakima’s Eisenhower High School is a huge success and an model for other schools says the President of Yakima County Crimestoppers.

Dave Purcell says Eisenhower was the first school in the state to start the program in 2010 and ever since it has made a huge impact.

Purcell tells KIT News that even though they pay rewards, “a lot of the rewards have never been picked up simply because they just want a safer and better school climate.”

Purcell says it is a simple program that is now being expanded to other schools around the valley and the state. The kids are given a text number to the school resource officer and can text the number anonymously to report a problem.

The program is now in operation in other school districts in the valley including Selah and West Valley school districts but is seeing the most success at Eisenhower High School.

Best of News Talk KIT

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalkkit.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KIT VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KIT VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.