April 20, 2013 08:40On Monday April 22, 2013, at 12:25 p.m., the Portland Police Bureau G.R.E.A.T. Program will be honoring students at Rosa Parks School, located at 8960 North Woolsey Avenue.
Officers Jessica Brainard and Louis Perry will be celebrating the graduation and honoring the students hard work and achievement in the G.R.E.A.T. Program.
G.R.E.A.T. stands for Gang Resistance Education And Training. The G.R.E.A.T. Program is a school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curriculum. With prevention as its primary objective, the program is intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.
Media is invited to attend this special event and is asked to check in with the office before attending the graduation.
To learn more about the G.R.E.A.T. Program, contact Officer Mike Paresa at (503) 823-2186 or Mike.Paresa@PortlandOregon.gov.
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Sgt. Pete Simpson