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DAPSS Public Safety Instructors Jump Into Action

The Academy would like to recognize Public Safety 3 and Public Safety 4 Instructors, Dawn Duckett and Bomani Crumpton, for their actions on Friday, November 17th 2017. Mr. Crumpton and Ms. Duckett were traveling to the Academy at approximately 5:30 PM to chaperone the Home Coming Dance when they came upon a serious pedestrian motor vehicle accident located on N. DuPont Highway.

Mr. Crumpton and Ms. Duckett immediately jumped into action, accessing the scene and determining that the pedestrian victim was in need of serious medical attention. Ms. Duckett and Mr. Crumpton began advanced lifesaving, first aid as well as cardio pulmonary resuscitation. Upon arrival of Emergency Medical Services and the Delaware State Police, the victim was eventually transported to Christiana Hospital for evaluation and treatment.

The pedestrian victim survived the incident as a result of the actions of Ms. Duckett and Mr. Crumpton. Their fast thinking and willingness to provide aid and assistance saved the life of another human being. The Academy would like to commend Mr. Crumpton and Ms. Duckett for their actions and efforts. Their selflessness and willingness to help others is a true example for all of us to follow. Thank you Mr. Crumpton and Ms. Duckett for your service and your actions.

Shelter In Place Information

On Thursday, November 16th 2017 between 7:55 AM and 8:29 AM, the Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security was placed into a Shelter-In-Place for a student who was experiencing a medical emergency. As a result of the emergency, the student was transported to the hospital by emergency medical services. The Academy would like to make note that the emergency situation was the result of an off-campus incident that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th 2017 that also required a police investigation. As a result, police responded to the Academy to investigate and obtain pertinent information regarding the off-campus incident. At no time during the incident were students or staff at the Academy put at risk or in danger. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact the Academy Director of Public Safety, Mr. David Wainwright, at (302)322-6050 or david.wainwright@dapss.k12.de.us.

DAPSS Collects Monetary Donations for Breast Cancer Awareness

In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Academy Cadet Council sponsored a “Beat Breast Cancer” Dress Down Day on Friday, October 27th 2017. Cadets and staff members paid $2 to “dress down” and wore their pink in support of breast cancer awareness and research. The Cadet Council also fundraised by selling snacks during the school day. All monies collected are being donated to a local breast cancer charity. The Academy applauds the Cadet Council and everyone who participated in this charitable endeavor.

Homecoming Announcement

Due to unforeseen circumstances and the tragic events that occurred this week involving an Academy student, the determination has been made to postpone the annual Homecoming Dance scheduled for Friday, October 20th 2017 at 6:00 PM. A make-up date has yet to be determined for the event. The Academy will inform the student body as soon as a new date is scheduled. Students may choose to retain their purchased ticket for the make-up date, or a reimbursement will be made. Any questions or concerns regarding this decision may be directed to the Academy Administration.

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