Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces Nationwide Grants Supporting Law Enforcement Mentoring Initiative
Dallas Police Dept
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Recovering Underage Victims of Sex Trafficking and Prostitution
ߦ   Santa Fe Man Sentenced to 60 Years for Aggravated Sexual Assault
ߦ   Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspect in Numerous Car Burglaries and Thefts
ߦ   Sweet Surrender: Detroit-area man arrested with doughnuts
ߦ   Texas Man Indicted for “Sextorting” Minors in Illinois
ߦ   Texas Police Chief: If your business doesn’t want cops as customers, just let us know
ߦ   Two Indicted in Texas Wire Fraud Conspiracy
ߦ   Zapata Couple and Convicted Felons Sentenced on Firearms Charges
ߦ   “Horrific scene”: House fire kills 5 kids and adult, sheriff says
ߦ   Two Indicted in Eastern District of Texas Wire Fraud Conspiracy
ߦ   A Moment Every Lawman Fears
ߦ   Annual Texas Lone Star Rally - Nov. 3-5
ߦ   Atlanta woman put toddlers in oven, turned it on
ߦ   Authorities make final arrest in border agent's killing
ߦ   Coast Guard suspends search for missing man, continues to monitor oil platform after explosion
ߦ   Controversial exotic animal act set to return to Las Vegas
ߦ   Deputy who shot ex and killed himself was on duty, used service weapon
ߦ   DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1982 Travis County Murder
ߦ   Eight Men Arrested on Federal Child Sex Trafficking Charges
ߦ   FBI Releases 2016 Statistics for Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in the Line of Duty
ߦ   Federal Court Shuts Down Houston Area Tax Return Preparers
ߦ   League City Police hosting a DEA Drug Take Back event
ߦ   Mexican Citizen Sentenced to 27 Years in Federal Prison for His Role in a Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy
ߦ   Reminder: Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender
ߦ   Serial killer called sheriff's office to confess
ߦ   Staggering Rise in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in The Line of Duty in 2016
ߦ   The show sadly goes on for ex-Ringling big cats in Europe
ߦ   Three Men Arrested on Extortion Charges For The Kidnapping of Two Men
ߦ   Virtual Kidnapping
ߦ   Vote 'Yes' on Proposition 6
ߦ   Why firearms standardization puts police officers at risk
ߦ   Wife of Former Mexican Official Convicted in Bank Fraud Conspiracy
ߦ   Youth Organizer Convicted of Production of Child Pornography
ߦ   End Of Watch: Officer Matthew Ward
ߦ   Democratic Rep. Al Green’s Sexual Misconduct Has Just Emerged

 
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.