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Coffee with a Cop, May 10, 2019

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Coffee with a Cop, May 10, 2019 Lots of fun with kids, adults and the police officers of West Chester! Thanks go to Target and Starbucks for hosting the event.   Photos by David Corfman and Tom O’Brien

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CPA Class #20, Week 5, SWAT

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This is always a fun class – field trip! After a ride in The Bear, Officer Dan Dean showed the class around the Butler County firing range.  The SWAT team demonstrated their various weapons and showed their tactical maneuvers.     Photos and support by Raquel Loveberry.

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CPA Class 20, Week #4 – Criminal investigation

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CPA Class 20, Week #4 – Criminal investigation

The class learned about blood spatter, fingerprint evidence, DNA, crime scene contamination and much more. They also went hands on as evidence techs and fingerprint analysts having to collect fingerprint evidence then analyze fingerprints choosing the match!

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CPA Class #20, Week 3 – Defensive Tactics Unit

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Officer Kevin Watson joined Officer Dan Dean to present on the Defensive Tactics Unit. They described how the DTU takes responsibility for giving the officers the tools to survive and return to their families after every shift.  

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CPA Class #20 off to a great start

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March 2019 Program Meeting report

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Our March, 2019 program meeting was Officer Gabe Staton giving a presentation on police jail intake procedures for the West Chester police department. He gave an informative talk on how they process juveniles, felons and OVI violators. One fun fact is the toilet in the holding cells can be flushed remotely by computer, with the…

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Coffee with a Cop – Home Depot

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January program meeting

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We had a full house for our January program meeting, featured Officer Michael Blankenship sharing the status of nearly retired police dog Ciro. WC police are looking to procure a replacement K9 soon. Officer Dan Dean gave a summary of police action and interactions for 2018, then presented safety tips while out in public. He…

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New police officers sworn in – 1/17/2019

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Three new police officers were sworn in this evening by WCCPAAA’s own Bruce Jones (Class 17).

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Class 19 graduation

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CPA Class 19 graduated on November 7, 2018, with nine class members.  Photos pending from the event itself, but here’s the cake.  Congratulations graduates!

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