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Yearly Archives: 2021

Plymouth Police Academy’s 71st R.O.C. Supports Local Food Bank Posted on Nov 24

Plymouth Police Academy's 71st R.O.C. Supports Local Food Bank

I wanted to thank you for the opportunity to write this blog post. Throughout my childhood, my family and I were surrounded by those that were willing to help whenever we needed and giving back to the community feels like an opportunity to indirectly repay   …Continue Reading Plymouth Police Academy’s 71st R.O.C. Supports Local Food Bank

Plymouth Police Academy’s 71st R.O.C. goes “pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Posted on Oct 22

Plymouth Police Academy’s 71st R.O.C. goes “pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the month of October, the Plymouth Police Academy’s 71st R.O.C. will be wearing pink ribbons on their khaki uniform shirts in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Countless Police Departments throughout the Nation have replaced their standard shoulder patches with the Police “Pink Patch”   …Continue Reading Plymouth Police Academy’s 71st R.O.C. goes “pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

70th ROC Supporting their Community Posted on May 24

70th ROC Supporting their Community

On March 23, 2021, Student Officer Andrew Whelan of the 70th ROC Plymouth Police Academy was made aware of a Facebook post in a local community page for the town of Plymouth. The post was from a mother in town, who stated that her 5 year old Daughter   …Continue Reading 70th ROC Supporting their Community

Women in Policing Posted on Apr 30

Women in Policing

On Friday April 23, 2021, Chief Juliann Flaherty of the Arlington Police Department, spoke to the (8) eight female Student Officers of the 70th R.O.C.  Our speaker remained a surprise until we entered the classroom, and I was shocked when I saw a female Chief   …Continue Reading Women in Policing