Busing On The Lookout (B.O.T.L.)

School Bus Drivers

Students who have begun to accumulate frequent absences

A new or different person, likely older, dropping off or picking the student up from the bus stop or school; this person may demonstrate controlling behavior

Signs of bruises, physical trauma, or malnourishment

Inappropriate dress for the weather or school

Symptoms of anger, panic, irritability, phobia, or hyperactivity that weren’t there before

Mood swings, such as frequent crying, temper tantrums, or clingy behavior

Markings or tattoos that could be a pimp’s branding

Students who suddenly have the latest gadgets, new clothes, manicured nails, or other material possessions that a pimp may give them during a grooming process

Any acknowledgement that a student has a pimp and is making a quota