Po­lice helper of 21 years stands down

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS -

Jim Hig­gins, who had led the Tawa Com­mu­nity Po­lice Vol­un­teers as base con­troller for 21 years, is stand­ing down.

He has said he would, how­ever, con­tinue to do some oc­ca­sional vol­un­teer­ing at the base.

Hig­gins worked un­der many com­mu­nity con­sta­bles, sergeants and area com­man­ders and is an in­stantly recog­nis­able fig­ure in Tawa.

Many of the shop own­ers known him per­son­ally.

He won a Tawa Com­mu­nity Civic Award in 2012.

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