Welsaco ISD to Offer First-Offender Program to Students

4 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, October 03 2018 Oct 3, 2018 October 03, 2018 6:46 PM October 03, 2018 in News

WESLACO – The Weslaco Independent School District’s new joint effort with the city and police department aims to help keep youth safe and off drugs.

A new first-offender program will be implemented to help students with a previously clean record.

“If they’re able to complete this program, it’s going to be teamwork,” says Weslaco police officer Eric Hernandez. “It’s going to be the student and the parent who are working together to allow the courts to expunge this they have to comply with certain restrictions.”

KRGV’s Taylor Winkel learned more projects to promote student safety are on the works.

Watch the video above for the full story. 

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