Orange County

Children’s Safety Village adds mini Orlando police building

ORLANDO, Fla. — A nonprofit that offers safety lessons for local children is growing in Orlando.

Channel 9 got a look Tuesday morning at the new miniature Orlando Police Department at the Children’s Safety Village near the Central Florida Fairgrounds.


The village includes pint-sized buildings, as well as functioning traffic lights and railroad crossings that teach children on field trips how to get around safely.

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“This organization is planting a seed, and we are with them in collaboration to try and make our kids aware of what they should and should not be doing as pedestrians,” Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon said.

The Children’s Safety Village has taught around 100,000 children since 1994.

Photos: Children’s Safety Village adds mini Orlando police building

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.

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