Look­ing Up To Hawai‘i’s Po­lice

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My j our­ney with Hawai‘i be­gan as a teenager, when I vol­un­teered for the Po­lice Ex­plorer Pro­gram in high school. That evolved t o work­ing with in­di­vid­u­als with spe­cial needs through my col­lege years.

and when I be­came a po­lice vi­sion, I found my­self drawn to their events.

vol­un­teer­ing for Law En­force­ment Torch Run fundrais­ers like Cop on Top and Tip a Cop, which help raise aware­ness and funds for our lo­cal ath­letes with in­tel­lec­tual dis­abil­i­ties.

To date, I am proud t o

This year, I hope you will sup­port my fel­low law en­force­ment of­fi­cers and I across the state as we take Hawai‘i.

This year’s event will take at Walmart stores statewide (with the ex­cep­tion of down clud­ing all Sam’s Club lo­ca­tions, En­chanted Lake Shop­ping Cen­ter, Hawai‘ i Kai Bay Shop­ping Cen­ter, Laulani Vil­lage Shop­ping Cen Salt Lake Shop­ping Cen­ter.

Cop on Top dur­ing t heir off-duty time to spend three cation.

My fa­vorite part of Cop on Top is the sec­ond day of the event. Af­ter be­ing there for an en­tire day and spend­ing the night alone on top of the scaf­fold, the sound of ath­letes usu­ally wakes me early in the morn­ing. Their yelling and cheer­ing let me know it is time to get up and start ask­ing for the sup­port of shop­pers.

Many of them often come bear­ing gifts of cof­fee and snacks to show their ap­pre­ci­a­tion. See­ing the smiles and ded­i­ca­tion of the ath­letes en­ergy needed t o get me through the next two days.

What started with a few soft­ball scrim­mage games has turned into a re­la­tion­ship that feels like a home­run. I hope you will join me in sup­port­ing our Spe­cial Hawai‘i char­i­ta­ble or­ga­ni­za­tions may send re­quests for space in ei­ther Proof Pos­i­tive or the free ad­ver­tise­ment below to bmoss­man@midweek.com

Spe­cial Olympics Hawai‘i vol­un­teers and sup­port­ers show their en­thu­si­asm at last year’s Cop on Top event.

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