Back-To-School Safety and Security

Published 08/20 2013 07:49AM

Updated 08/20 2013 07:57AM

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - With kids across Utah heading back to school, there are some important things every parent should do to ensure the safety and security of their kids.

Tom Panuzio, the founder of, stopped by with three important tips:

1)Parents should know your kids new environment which starts with their walk or bike ride to school.

2) Know their new friends and their friends houses. Meet you kids new friends , their mom and dad and know always where they live.

3) Be diligent with regards to social media. Your sons and daughters will meet new kids. Understand some will be good for them and others will be bad for them. Monitoring of social media is critical to protecting your children from bullying, dangerous situations and dangerous strangers.

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