Success Through Education and Proactive Policing (STEPP) is an educational program for Chesterfield County elementary schools. This program is a collaborative effort of the Chesterfield County Police Department and Chesterfield County Public Schools. The program is taught by non-sworn, uniformed child safety officers in all county public elementary schools. Course topics are based on school grade level.

Kindergarten – Rules

  • Officer Friendly
  • School Bus Safety
  • Seat Belt Safety
  • Respect for Authority

1st Grade – Personal Safety

  • Emergency 911
  • Respect
  • Safety at Home
  • Self-Discipline

2nd Grade – Interacting with others

  • Respect
  • Bully Prevention
  • Stealing Prevention
  • Stranger Awareness

3rd Grade – Handling Conflicts

  • Respect for Authority
  • Decision-Making / Digital Citizenship
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Peer Pressure

 4th GradeResponsibility

  • Respect
  • Responsible Citizenship/Digital Citizenship
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crime Resistance: Vandalism
  • Crime Resistance: Shoplifting

5th GradeMultiple Topics

  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Digital Citizenship / Decision-Making
  • Peer / Social Influences
  • Drug Awareness
  • Tobacco Awareness
  • Alcohol Awareness
  • Responsible Citizen