Police Day 2018

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Police DayOn Tuesday, June 12, representatives from state, county, and local law enforcement agencies participated in this year’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School.Police DayNicknamed “Police Day”, it marks the end of classroom sessions led by Verona Police officers during fifth grade social studies classes in May. Officer-led instruction includes the dangers of drug, tobacco and alcohol use, social media, peer pressure, decision making, media advertising, and school safety.

Police DaySupporting agencies included New Jersey State Police Troop B Totowa Barracks, New Jersey State Police Aviation Unit, Montclair State University Police K9 Unit, Essex County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division, Essex County Sheriff Office K9 Unit, Newark Police Mounted Unit, Newark Police Motor Unit, and the North Caldwell Police Department.Police Day“On behalf of the Verona Police Department,” said Detective Joel A. Martin, the event’s founder and coordinator, “we would like to express our thanks and gratitude to HBW staff for their assistance and participation.”

Police DayPhotos courtesy P/O Ed Carattini Jr. 

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