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Valley Prep Academy visitors get background check

Peter Reta, schools resource officer for Valley Prep Academy, discusses another tool being used to safeguard students at the school: the Raptor Technologies scanner, which is a safety program that scans school visitors' IDs to check the sex offender registry and possibly other crimes. If cleared, it prints out out a visitor's pass with the visitor’s photo on it.

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Valley Prep Academy visitors get background check

Peter Reta, schools resource officer for Valley Prep Academy, discusses another tool being used to safeguard students at the school: the Raptor Technologies scanner, which is a safety program that scans school visitors' IDs to check the sex offender registry and possibly other crimes. If cleared, it prints out out a visitor's pass with the visitor’s photo on it.
John Walker jwalker@fresnobee.com
Valley Prep Academy visitors get background check 0:50

Valley Prep Academy visitors get background check

Happy birthday, Blackie 1:08

Happy birthday, Blackie

Keeping Fido cool and safe in hot weather 1:50

Keeping Fido cool and safe in hot weather

Cool fun in 2,000 gallon wading pool just for dogs 1:16

Cool fun in 2,000 gallon wading pool just for dogs