With the new school year quickly approaching, DeKalb County’s police department is making sure students are caught up on safety preparedness.
The department is hosting a free back-to-school safety festival, Safety Jam, on Aug. 4. Families will be able to learn more about safety and health opportunities in the county and school system, according to a social media post from Dekalb police.
Residents at the event have a chance to meet with County Commissioner Mereda Johnson. Live music will also be featured.
The safety event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Redan Recreational Center, located at 1839 Phillips Rd.
DeKalb students head back to school on Monday, Aug. 6.
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