MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Many kids face bullying and sometimes it can be very hard to stop.
Now, a Wisconsin town has a new idea: fine the bully’s parents.READ MORE: Osakis Turns Out For Beloved Coach & Widower Who Leaves Behind 3 Boys
The city council in Shawano passed a new anti-bullying ordinance. Under the new ordinance, police will warn parents if their child is involved in bullying.READ MORE: New Car Market Delays Drive Used Car Prices To Spike By Thousands
The parent has 90 days to address the bullying.
If police think their kid hasn’t stopped the bad behavior, the parent will be issued a $366 fine.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 2 Seriously Injured In Head-On Collision Near Hinckley
A couple of other Wisconsin cities have a similar ordinance and city leaders said it’s making a positive impact.