Bossier Deputies and motorcycle unit will monitor traffic at Kingston Corridor due to new Benton High School: VIDEO

Motorcycle unit and Bossier Parish deputies will be on duty to ensure traffic moves swiftly at Kingston Corridor due to new Benton High School
Lt. Adam Johnson told us a "significant number" of Bossier Parish deputies and the motorcycle unit will be monitoring traffic in and out of neighborhood at the Kingston Corridor due to the new Benton High School which is adjacent to Kingston Elementary. With students heading back to school Wednesday, Lt. Adam Johnson, director of security for Bossier Parish Schools, wanted to address the traffic concerns at the Kingston Corridor that citizen may have regarding Kingston Elementary and the new Benton High School. Both schools will be accessed via Fairburn Ave. off Kingston Road, and Bossier Sheriff’s Office and Bossier Schools initiated strategic planning to reduce traffic woes and ensure public safety. Foremost is the staggered start times for the two schools: • First bell at Benton High School will be 7:20 a.m. , and the dismissal bell will be at 2:20 p.m. • First bell at Kingston Elementary will be at 8:10 a.m., and the dismissal bell will be at 3:15 p.m. Additionally, school resource officers and Bossier motorcycle deputies will be working and monitoring traffic control in the area. Adjustments and modifications will be implemented as needed. School and police officials have asked the public to be mindful of the staggered start times. Sheriff Whittington and Superintendent Downey ask for your patience during this transition period. https://www.arklatexnews.com/2019/08/bossier-deputies-and-motorcycle-unit.html
Posted by Ark-La-Tex on Monday, August 5, 2019

Lt. Adam Johnson has said a "significant number" of Bossier Parish deputies and the motorcycle unit will be monitoring traffic in and out of neighborhood  at the Kingston Corridor due to the new Benton High School which is adjacent to Kingston Elementary.

With students heading back to school Wednesday, Lt. Adam Johnson, director of security for Bossier Parish Schools, wanted to address the traffic concerns at the Kingston Corridor that citizen may have regarding Kingston Elementary and the new Benton High School.

Both schools will be accessed via Fairburn Ave. off Kingston Road, and Bossier Sheriff’s Office and Bossier Schools initiated strategic planning to reduce traffic woes and ensure public safety.

Foremost is the staggered start times for the two schools:

• First bell at Benton High School will be 7:20 a.m. , and the dismissal bell will be at 2:20 p.m.
• First bell at Kingston Elementary will be at 8:10 a.m., and the dismissal bell will be at 3:15 p.m.

Additionally, school resource officers and Bossier motorcycle deputies will be working and monitoring traffic control in the area. Adjustments and modifications will be implemented as needed.

School and police officials have asked the public to be mindful of the staggered start times.

Sheriff Whittington and Superintendent Downey ask for your patience during this transition period.