Some students are getting an early start on their use of an ID card. The Prosper, Texas Police Department is partnering with the Prosper Independent School District to offer print identification cards for local children, free of charge.
“In the event that children get separated from their parents or guardian, either by accident or because of malicious reasons, having a ready reference like a current ID card is essential,” said Assistant Police Chief Gary McHone.
The Police Department uses the Kid Print ID system. Parents can receive two ID cards for each child. The child is encouraged to carry one card on his person while keeping the other in a safe location.
“In the event that we need to begin a search for a child, having a card with a photo and description of the child can save us critical minutes,” McHone said.
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