will host the 31st annual Law Enforcement Awareness and
Familiarization Day on Wednesday, Sept. 18, giving people an opportunity to
talk with law enforcement officers and learn more about what they do.
The program will be held from 10 a.m. to
3 p.m. in the Frame-Westerberg Commons and is free and open to the public.
The Pennsylvania Department of
Transportation and North Central Highway Safety Network will be in attendance
with a driving simulator.
Other participants are Bradford Township
police, City of Bradford police, the U.S. Army, Pennsylvania Public Utility
Commission, U.S. Border Patrol, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission,
Pennsylvania Game Commission, U.S. Forest Service, Federal Bureau of
Investigation, Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Correctional
Institution – McKean, New York State Police, Pennsylvania State Police,
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Enforcement, McKean County District Attorney’s
Office, McKean County Adult Probation, McKean County Children and Youth Services,
YWCA Victims’ Resource Center, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, and police K-9
handler Bob Rinfrette.
Alumnus Andrew McCole will represent the
Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations and Jeremy Kosmac, a former
member of the Pitt-Bradford Police Department, will represent Amtrak Police.
LEAF Day was originally enacted by
former Chief of Police George Barron in 1981 to promote various law enforcement
agencies and educate students on possible careers in diverse branches of law
enforcement. Chief Dan Songer has since continued the tradition, calling LEAF
Day an opportunity to make the community aware of “what we are and what we do.”
For more information, contact Songer at
(814)362-7509 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For disability-related needs, contact
the Office of Disability Resources at (814)362-7609 or email@example.com.