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Lewiston Police Department: 'Invest in a Vest' continues

Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:05 pm

LPD seeks Explorers

Lewiston Police Department news finds the community's "Invest in a Vest" campaign is continuing.

Organizer Claudia Marasco, who is spearheading the fundraiser with fellow village resident Arlene Sliz, reported more than $4,000 has been collected thus far, and that donations are still being accepted.

Checks can be mailed to the Village of Lewiston, 145 N. Fourth St., Lewiston, NY 14092. For more information, contact the Lewiston village clerk's office at 716-754-8477 or visit the LPD page on Facebook.

•The LPD Explorers recruitment drive is underway and is geared toward high school-age students, with an interest in a career in law enforcement. Applications are now being accepted for fall.

Lewiston Police Officer Brian Hall said Explorer program activities include: "Patrolling 101," CPR and first aid certification, criminal justice, use of force continuum, leadership, defensive tactics, vehicle and traffic stops, range and gun safety, patrol-based scenarios, ride-alongs with patrol and handcuffing techniques.

For more information on the Explorer's program, contact Hall at [email protected], visit the LPD page on Facebook, or call 716-754-8477.

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