'Safe Stop' program spreading in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office says it hopes

The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office says it hopes more than 1,000 businesses will participate by next year. (August 5, 2013 6:21 PM)

A program to turn businesses into safe spaces in case of emergency is spreading in Brooklyn.

Through the Safe Stop program, businesses can place a sticker in their windows to identify them as a safe space for community members in an emergency. The program is particularly targeted at children who may be the victim of bullying or feeling unsafe.

The program was launched by Brooklyn District...

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