The Brooktree Safety Patrol is a service organization established under the supervision of the San Jose Police Department to assist students in safely crossing streets and intersections while they are in route to and from school. This program also instills in students and parents safety awareness at all times in the street. Students in 5th grade are eligible to apply for membership in this group. Teacher and parent permission is a requirement for acceptance. Students participating receive awards and special activities throughout the school year in recognition of their services.