LB - 360 Automotive 0822

Home | Classifieds | Place Ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Kudos | Obits | Real Estate | Subscriber Services | Villager | Health Directory | Contact Us
The Verde Independent | Cottonwood, Arizona

home : opinions : letters August 27, 2016


11/30/2013 10:42:00 AM
Letter: Citizen Police Academy was a great experience

Editor:

Thank you, Chief Fanning and Sergeant Savage. My wife and I had the opportunity to attend and complete the Cottonwood Citizen Police Academy, class of 2013. Mary and I want to thank both of you as well as all of the officers that participated in the Cottonwood Citizen Police Academy. We found it to be extremely informative and enjoyable

We found all of the participating officers to be very knowledgeable about their area of expertise and willing to share their knowledge with us as well as answer our questions no matter how many we asked.

Being given the opportunity to meet and listen to the officers concerning the various departments within the Police Department was very educational. The officers all show their commitment to their service as well as to the community.

The Department/Community programs, Officer requirement/selection process and Patrol Procedures show the care that is given in selecting highest quality and caring officers. The Citizen Academy showed us all of the areas of enforcement that the Police are responsible for.

Domestic Violence, Criminal Investigations, Responsible use of Force, the K9 program, Motor programs, Accident Investigations, S.W.A.T. Operations and Negotiations, Dispatch, Animal Control, Terrorism, as well as the Narcotic Investigation further our respect for the law enforcement in general but in particular the Cottonwood Police Department.

The citizens of Cottonwood have a Police Department that they can be very proud of and feel secure in the knowledge that they are protected. We feel that the Police Officers whether they are State, County of City should be given the same respect as the men and women that serve in our military. The military is the first line of defense against the growing threats against our country and the Police Officers are the first line of defense from the growing criminal/drug element that we as citizens face. When you have the opportunity to meet either a Military Soldier or a Police Officer please take the time to greet them and thank them for their service.

Also the Academy will hopefully be offering the class many times in the future and we cannot recommend strongly enough that concerned citizens take part in this wonderful program. We are sure that you as citizens of Cottonwood will enjoy it as much as we have.

Mary and Ray Durgan

Cottonwood




    Most Viewed     Recently Commented
•   Mother turns to legal cannabis extract CBD to ease daughter's epilepsy (9038 views)

•   Clarkdale woman charged in Colorado infant porn case (7528 views)

•   Camp Verde man arrested for screwdriver stabbing in VOC (5836 views)

•   Police seek public's assistance in locating woman wanted on warrant (3860 views)

•   Cornville man arrested for burglary, disorderly conduct (3853 views)





Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comments are limited to Facebook character limits. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit excessive comment entries.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search

HSE - We want to hear from you
Find more about Weather in Cottonwood, AZ
Click for weather forecast



Submission Links
 •  Submit your feedback about our site

Find It Features Blogs Celebrate Submit Extras Other Publications Local Listings
Classifieds | Place Ad | Galleries | Kudos | Real Estate | Subscriber Services | e-News | RSS | Site Map | Find Verde Jobs | Contact Us
LB - 360 Automotive 0822

© Copyright 2016 Western News&Info, Inc.® The Verde Independent is the information source for Cottonwood and Verde Valley area communities in Northern Arizona. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Western News&Info, Inc.® Verde News Online is a service of WNI. By using the Site, verdenews.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the Site's terms of use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the Site. Click here to submit your questions, comments or suggestions. Verde News Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.

Software © 1998-2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved