Empowering our Children Program

Empowering our Children Program

IMG 2968On Thursday, June 11th 2015 Sgt. Fabricio Salazar #362 assisted Sfc. Gregory Williams of the NJ State Police Public Affairs Unit with a presentation for Paterson Public Schools. Together with Cmdr. Kathy Burgos of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office and Captain Evans of the Paterson Fire Department, each agency worked together to provide a presentation for Public School #24. The presentation was part of the program “Empowering Our Children” hosted by Ms. Guillen and Ms. Liberato of P.S. #24. The “Empowering Our Children” program was created to create a relationship between children from the inner city and the various areas of public safety including law enforcement, fire, and EMS.

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IMG 2967The agencies presented equipment used in the field and gave overviews of not only the agencies they represented, but also a more community oriented aspect of the jobs. The program was well received and the children concluded with a much more accurate understanding of the public safety relationships than what has been purported in the media.IMG 2966

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