Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces Nationwide Grants Supporting Law Enforcement Mentoring Initiative
Dallas Police Dept
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   IN MEMORIAM - Senior HPD Officer Thomas Schulte
ߦ   IN MEMORIAM: Sergeant Royce Eugene McQuaig II
ߦ   THE ELEVEN - Television series continues about the murders linked to Edward Harold Bell
ߦ   IN MEMORIAM - Retired HPD Sgt. Bobbie Lott
ߦ   Airman who went missing in 1977 found living double life in Florida
ߦ   Arrests Blotter
ߦ   BODYCAM: Officer Allegedly Suffers Panic Attack after Firing Shots
ߦ   Brownwood Man Sentenced to 168 Months in Federal Prison on Federal Child Pornography Conviction
ߦ   Child's body found near missing 3-year-old Texas girl's home
ߦ   Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing crewmembers offshore of Port Aransas
ߦ   Constable Deputies arrest Home Invasion suspect where victim was tied up
ߦ   Executions rise in 2017, but downward trend continues
ߦ   Former HPD officer indicted in shooting
ߦ   Officials look for missing Hawkins County boy
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Arrests/Activity Summary
ߦ   Pearland Police Bulletin 10/16/17-10/22/17
ߦ   Police Release Sketch of Child Found Dead on Beach
ߦ   The Damage of Conspiracy Theories In the Las Vegas Mass Murders
ߦ   Tip Line Created for the 1971 Cold Case Homicides Of Maria Johnson and Debbie Ackerman
ߦ   UPDATE 3: Unified Command responds to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas
ߦ   Arrest Made in Murder Case from San Luis Resort
ߦ   Childs Body Found on Galveston Beach, No Identity
ߦ   Coast Guard responds to barge fire offshore of Port Aransas
ߦ   Fake COP Pulled Over Real Off-Duty Police Officer On Texas Road
ߦ   Former HPD officer indicted for shooting neighbor in 2016
ߦ   Officer shoots suspect after woman fatally stabbed in north Houston apartment
ߦ   Alabama executes Montgomery cop-killer Torrey Twane McNabb
ߦ   Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in U.S.
ߦ   Constable Deputies Jail Man For Evading Arrest
ߦ   Constables arrest DWI suspect who crashed into a residence
ߦ   Constables arrest two local suspects for conducting fraudulent vehicle inspections
ߦ   Corpus Christi Man Heads to Prison for Possession of Child Pornography
ߦ   Crimes, Criminals and The Cops Who Chase Them
ߦ   Houston Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for IH-10 Drug Trafficking
ߦ   Hurricane Harvey Ravaged Eastern District of Texas Establishes Disaster Fraud Task Force to Combat Fraud and Abuse

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:


March 16, 2017

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces Nationwide Grants Supporting Law Enforcement Mentoring Initiative

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the nation’s oldest one-to-one youth mentoring organization, will award 13 grants worth $560,000 to affiliates in support of its “Bigs in Blue” program. The program will recruit police officers to become mentors to the youth they serve. Through this initiative, Big Brothers Big Sisters is striving to have a positive impact on the strained police-community relations. The Dallas community has been extraordinarily supportive of Bigs in Blue, contributing more than $650,000 to the program at Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star.

On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11:30 a.m., Assistant Chief Paul Stokes and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America CEO Pam Iorio will announce the cities that will be starting or expanding their Bigs in Blue programs with national grants. The affiliate serving the Dallas area, Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, is receiving a sizeable grant and other large donations from the local community, which will also be highlighted. Immediately following the press conference, Iorio, Stokes, Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star CEO Pierce Bush, and Bigs in Blue mentors and mentees will be onsite for interviews and photo opportunities with an oversized check presentation. 

 

The media is invited to attend the event which will be held at the Jack Evans Police Headquarters at 1400 S. Lamar Street Dallas, TX in the second floor media conference room.

 

For more information, contact Dallas Police Media Relations at (214) 671-4065.

(30)

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2017 The Police News. All rights reserved.