OK2SAY Safety Program Presentations Available for Students and Faculty

Submitted by the Office of the Michigan Attorney General

DashBoard, Feb. 25, 2015

The OK2SAY program, launched in September 2014, encourages Michigan students to submit confidential tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at students, school employees and schools. Tips may be submitted 24/7 by phone, text, email, mobile app or via the OK2SAY website.

Thanks to the more than 500 OK2SAY tips submitted during the first five months, OK2SAY has been successful in preventing several near tragedies:

  • A gun was removed from a school and the student was arrested.
  • A knife stabbing was averted and the family received help from police and other authorities before anyone was hurt.
  • A student that had written a suicide note and was planning his own funeral received mental health assistance.
  • Fights have been averted and bullied students considering suicide have received assistance from the school.

In order to reach students where they are at and speak with them directly, the Department of Attorney General offers FREE presentations for students in grades 6-12. The students get an in-depth explanation of OK2SAY—how it works, what types of incidents they may report, how to submit a tip and what happens to their tip. OK2SAY shows students how to protect themselves and those around them from potential harm or criminal activity.

Schools may register at the OK2SAY website at, and select “Schedule a School Presentation.” The presentations are approximately 45 minutes in length. Schools may order posters and other promotional items by selecting “Promotional Items” on the website.

An additional presentation for school leaders and administrators providing an overview of OK2SAY is also available. This presentation is approximately 40 minutes in length and allows school leaders to ask school-specific questions and receive additional information on how the program operates. To request an OK2SAY presentation, please call the Department of Attorney General at 517.335.0855.

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