Manatee CrimeStoppers is forming a Campus CrimeStoppers Junior Advisory Group (JAG) to engage High School Student Leaders in making their schools and community safer.
The mission of the JAG is to engage key student leaders from Manatee County high schools in order to help identify common trends in unsafe practices, illegal behavior or criminal activity which pose a threat to the overall health, welfare and general safety of students, faculty and staff on school campuses. The JAG will also help formulate effective strategies to minimize and/or eliminate these threats to school safety.
Thank you for taking the time to review and/or complete an Application for a position on the Junior Advisory Group (JAG) for Campus Crimestoppers / Manatee CrimeStoppers. Please complete the application below by providing us with as much accurate information as possible. We are looking to select 2 students from each High School in Manatee County to serve in an advisory capacity to CrimeStoppers, Law Enforcement and the School District Administration. If selected, you will be asked to meet 3 to 4 times per school year to advise Crime Stoppers, as well as to attend a few community events. All of your time dedicated to Crime Stoppers will be awarded community service hours for your transcript.
Students selected to serve on the JAG will meet 3 – 4 times per school year (either after school or a few hours on a Saturday morning).
JAG Members will earn Community Service Hours for their participation.
JAG Members may serve as Ambassadors at special community events as well as interact with local media.
JAG Members will be introduced and recognized at the Manatee Crime Stoppers Annual Banquet or luncheon meeting.
Ideal Candidates for the JAG:
· Current high school Juniors (both boys & girls)
· Have an unweighted GPA of 2.75 or higher
· Respected by both fellow students and faculty
· Have a positive attitude & a heart for service
· Involved in at least one extracurricular activity (Sports, Music, Service Clubs, etc)
* In January – March 12, 2020 - solicit & receive student applications.
(Adults may nominate students and/or encourage them to apply)
*In mid/late March 2020 we will review and identify students who will be invited to join the JAG.
* In early April 2020 - selected students will be notified and asked to confirm their participation.
Our First meeting will be in early May 2020….