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Safety and Security

The safety and security of our students, staff and community is our top priority. We are committed to providing an environment where everyone feels safe and can focus on the important task of learning and growing.

This page outlines some of the measures, protocols and resources we have implemented to ensure the well-being of all members of our district community.

If you have any questions about safety and security, please do not hesitate to contact either your school or the district office. 

Director of Safety and Security

A photo of Director of Safety and Security Solveig Jurmu.

Solveig Jurmu joined North Shore School District 112 as Director of Safety and Security in 2023, in a shared position with Bannockburn District 106 and Deerfield District 109. 

Jurmu oversees safety and security planning, training, oversight, interdistrict communication, liaisoning with first responders and implementation of safety and security protocols, including ALICE training, behavioral response, and related issues of safety.

She brings extensive law enforcement experience to the role after a distinguished career as a police officer in Wilmette. She attained the rank of Sergeant before her retirement in 2023.

Resources

How to find help or someone to listen
If you are experiencing an emergency situation that threatens your safety or that of others, call 911. If you are a parent or a student dealing with something impacting your physical or mental well-being, consider speaking with a school counselor, teacher, or building principal or anonymously using the hotlines/webpages listed below: 

Text-a-Tip
When you are struggling with anything. When you are worried about a friend, talk to a school counselor, a parent, or a trusted adult. When that’s not possible, HELP IS ALWAYS A TEXT AWAY. Text “224HELP” to 844-823-LEAD (844-823-5323). Learn more about Text-a-Tip.

Safe2Help Illinois
In the absence of a trusted adult, Safe2Help Illinois offers students a safe, confidential way in which to share information that might help prevent suicides, bullying, school violence or other threats to school safety. This program is not intended to suspend, expel, or punish students. Rather, the goal is to get students to “Seek Help Before Harm.” Learn more about Safe2Help.

District 112 Tip Line
Contact the district office or have a message routed to a school staff member with this form. Fill out the online contact form.

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