Police Promote Anti-Bullying Efforts

Los Alamos Police Det. Paige Early, center, and Det. Brian Schamber, behind her, talk to community members and give them free tickets to the special screening of “Bully” at the Reel Deal Movie Theater Friday evening. Photo by N.S. Mills

Los Alamos Police Officers and Detectives have been spearheading an effort to help stop bullying behavior at the local schools and throughout the community.

On Friday evening, police were at the Reel Deal Movie Theater providing community members with free tickets to the special screening of “Bully.”

“Bully” is a documentary that brings to light the horrors of bullying, which can lead to students dropping out of school and even some victims committing suicide.

The intent of the anti-bullying effort is to show just how much bullying hurts victims and the importance of spectators taking a stand to help stop the negative behavior.

Friday’s event was sponsored by the Los Alamos Police Department, the Reel Deal Movie Theater and the anti-bullying organization: Stand for the Silent Los Alamos.

More information about this anti-bullying effort can be found at www.standforthesilent.com

 

 

 

Community members begin to gather and talk with police outside the Reel Deal Movie Theater before Friday’s special screening of “Bully.” Photo by N.S. Mills

Teens talk about bullying and the detrimental effects it has on their friends and classmates. Photo by N.S. Mills

Community members line up Friday evening at the Reel Deal to watch a special screening of the documentary “Bully.” Photo by N.S. Mills

Courtesy/LAPD

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