Reporting Safety Concerns

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Reporting Safety Concerns

Any student, parent/guardian, caregiver or community member who has a concern over any aspect of the safety of students (on or off campus); the safety of school campuses or transportation; and the safety of students at events should not hesitate to contact any Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) employee as verified by an official employee badge, email address ( or phone number (480-484-####). All SUSD employees have the duty to protect students and will take the appropriate actions to elevate the concerns to the appropriate officials.

  • Arizona Department of Child Safety, 1-888-SOS-CHILD (1-888-767-2445)
  • School Resource Officer
  • Phoenix Police, (602) 262-6151 or 9-1-1
  • Paradise Valley Police, (480) 948-7418 or 9-1-1
  • Scottsdale Police, (480) 312-5000 or 9-1-1
  • James Dorer, SUSD Chief Security Officer, (480) 484-8640
  • Any SUSD Employee
Know about a threat or a school safety risk?

Notify any SUSD employee or
Silent Witness Tip Line:
480-WITNESS (948-6377)
Submit a Tip Online

District Contacts

James Dorer
Chief Security Officer
(480) 484-8640

Dr. Steven Chestnut
Executive Director of Support Services
(480) 484-5025

Safety and Support Resources