The Department of Safety & SecuritySafety & Security stands ready to assist Administrators and staff in creating and maintaining a safe and secure environment for the educational process. A safe environment is essential for students and staff to be successful in the Duneland goal of student achievement. The Department is involved in everything from parking safety and emergency drills, to criminal activity and works closely with all Law Enforcement Agencies and Fire Department jurisdictions within Duneland boundaries.
IC 5-2-10.1-9 requires each school district to have a state certified school safety specialist. All members of the Department are certified and attend classes annually to maintain their certification.
Do you have a safety or security concern at Duneland that you'd like to make us aware of? Please contact us by email or phone (contact information below), or use our anonymous tip line..
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Bullying & Cyberbullying Prevention and Response
Visting this link for more information about Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention and Response from the Indiana Department of Education
Lt. Joe Christian
School Resource Officer
Westchester and Liberty Intermediate Schools
983-3710Lt. Christian is a member of the Chesterton Police Department and has been assigned to Duneland Schools since 2018 as a School Resource Officer. His office is at WIS.
Officer Mike Manion
School Resource OfficerChesterton Middle School
Officer Manion is a member of the Chesterton Police Department and has been recently been assigned to Duneland Schools (Jan. 2020) as a School Resource Officer. His office is at CMS.
Sgt. Chris Swickard
School Resource OfficerChesterton High School
983-3766Sgt. Swickard is a member of the Chesterton Police Department and has been assigned to Duneland Schools since 2015 as a School Resource Officer. His office is at CHS.