Media Advisory: School Police Hosting its First Awards Ceremony

WEST PALM BEACH –  The Palm Beach County School District Police Department is hosting its first awards ceremony to recognize and celebrate the many great accomplishments the officers and support staff who keep the schools and students safe.

WHEN: Thursday, June 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Police Benevolent Association Hall
2100 North Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach
The awards ceremony will include several recognitions including Civilian, Detective and Officer of the Year, Citizen Recognition Award, Law Enforcement Life Saving Award and Citizens Recognition Award, among others. Students from the Santaluces Criminal Justice Academy will also take part in the event.
About School Police: Over one hundred uniformed Police Officers are assigned to schools throughout Palm Beach County. These Officers are responsible for campus patrol, initial case investigations, subsequent follow-up, and, when necessary, making arrests. Additionally, the Officers provide classroom presentations, counsel students and parents, engage students through mentoring, and serve as positive role models to help promote healthy relationships between youth and law enforcement.