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SWAT Week at CPA

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SWAT Week at CPA

It’s SWAT Week! Sgt. Doug Farris led the class through the classroom instruction, then out to the firing range.

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CPA Class 21 – Criminal Investigation

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CPA Class 21 is going strong.  They learned how police do criminal investigations and the tools needed.  Then they got to do some work themselves!

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A.L.I.C.E. presentation at September program meeting

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Ofr Dan Dean gave a great presentation on active shootings, giving us a history, then modern tactics to counter an active shooting. Basically: Run, Hide, Fight. Ofr Dean had the group psyched up to handle an active threat.

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Annual picnic – and Ciro’s retirement

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We honored Ciro tonight at our annual picnic with the police officers.  Ciro couldn’t make it, but his replacement buddy, Jax, entertained us and even wore a lei for the occasion! 

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Bike Rodeo – Fun!

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Bike Rodeo – Fun!

Another great time at the Bike Rodeo!  We performed 17 Child IDs.  

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Matt Haverkamp Foundation, Fourteenth Annual Matt’s 5K Pursuit

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West Chester Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association members participated in the Matt Haverkamp Foundation, Fourteenth Annual Matt’s 5K Pursuit.  WCCPAAA donated $1,500 to the Matt Haverkamp Foundation in support of the new K9 for the West Chester Police Department.

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Police torch run

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On June 26, the West Chester police department participated in the annual torch run, taking over from our neighboring police department in Sharonville and continuing the run to parts north.   Law enforcement members and Special Olympics athletes carry the “Flame of Hope” into Opening Ceremonies of local competitions in a movement known as Guardians…

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June program meeting – human trafficking

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We enjoyed a great presentation by an undercover detective from the police department. The detective reviewed human trafficking in general and how it shows up in West Chester. There are some scary facts, especially around sex trafficking. We got to review two cases of sex trafficking with some unbelievable case facts. I’m glad our department…

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CPA Class #20 Graduation!

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CPA Class #20 Graduation! The six members of this small class made up for it with enthusiasm for learning about the West Chester police department. They shared what they liked the most about the classes, the SWAT exercise seeming to come out on top most often.   Welcome to the WCCPAAA, we hope!   Presentations…

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Tip-A-Cop at Texas Roadhouse

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West Chester Police Officers greeted guests, served dinner roles and line danced this evening at Tip-A-Cop held at Texas Roadhouse in West Chester. 10% of food sales and tip donations will go to the Special Olympics. CPA volunteers welcomed guests and assisted the officers.  Tip-A-Cop was a new community outreach opportunity for the West Chester…

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