Police investigating incident involving Tomahawk Bus Company driver
For the Tomahawk Leader
TOMAHAWK – An incident involving a Tomahawk Bus Company driver that occurred this week is being investigated by police, according to a Thursday, Jan. 19 release from the School District of Tomahawk.
The district did not provide any specific details regarding the incident, which occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 18, but said it “understand(s) and sympathize(s) with the concerns voiced by many of our families regarding the behavior of a bus driver.”
The district said it is “actively working with the Tomahawk Bus Company to gather the details leading up to this event” and that the driver involved “will no longer be transporting students of the School District of Tomahawk.”
The matter is being investigated by police, who informed the district that the driver has been interviewed and cooperative. The driver had not been ticketed for any violations, and no arrests had been made as of Thursday, Jan. 19.
“Our students’ safety and security, whether in school, in transit or at home, is of paramount concern to our district,” the release stated. “Safely transporting our students to and from school is no menial task. We value our partnership with the Tomahawk Bus Company and hope this incident doesn’t tarnish the dedication shown by all of the other bus drivers.”