Plainfield, New Hampshire
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Plainfield Police Department
September 1, 2014
School is in session! Plainfield PD has been working with Sue Blair, our new principal, to smooth traffic flow at the school and to review all safety procedures. We welcome Sue to Plainfield and look forward to working with her to insure the safety of all students, staff and visitors at the school.
In addition, our officers are continuing the practice of being at the school as students arrive in the mornings. This gives us a chance to interact and build relationships with students and to provide any needed assistance. Being with Plainfield’s children is positive and rewarding way to start our days.
As a reminder to all drivers, school busses are on the road in the morning and afternoon which may cause short traffic delays so plan accordingly. For the safety of all of our children, RSA 265:54 requires all traffic to stop for a school bus which is discharging or boarding students. Vehicles must stop at least 25’ from the bus, whether approaching the bus from the front or the rear, and must remain stationary until the bus moves and/or its flashing red lights turn off. If you see any vehicle violating these safety rules, please note the color, type and make of the car as well as the plate number if you can and report it to us at 469-3344. It is up to all of us to keep our children safe!
As always, we are here to help. Feel free to contact us about any safety concerns you may have.
Protect Yourself from Scams!
We have received a number of complaints about phone and email scams in our community. Whether it is callers from a foreign "Lottery" or people claiming to be from the IRS or Microsoft or your credit card company, here are some things you can do to protect yourself.
Protect your personal information!
Finally, residents are receiving calls from various ‘charity’ organizations. Some are legitimate and some are not. You should be skeptical of fundraising requests from organizations you do not know. Before you give, you can go to GuideStar at http://www.guidestar.org and get free information about the finances and reputation of any charity or non-profit organization.
The Plainfield Police Department is working hard to educate the community about child safety and crime prevention. For examples of our efforts, take a look at our Community Outreach page.
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