First Wayne County Regional Police Academy grad receives LEEP Award

First Wayne County Regional Police Academy grad receives LEEP Award

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The Wayne County Regional Police Academy selected their first LEEP Award recipient, providing the pre-service cadet with $2,000 to help pay for her ...

Police academy grad’s dedication pays off with LEEP Award

Police academy grad’s dedication pays off with LEEP Award

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor John D’Amico took the necessary steps to prepare for and put himself through the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) and his initiati ...

Oakland Police Academy grad earns LEEP Award, hired as Deputy

Oakland Police Academy grad earns LEEP Award, hired as Deputy

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Thomas McClure has no previous law enforcement experience, but his proven abilities at Oakland Police Academy earned him a $2,000 Law Enforcement E ...

Macomb Academy grad earns LEEP Award, hired by MSP

Macomb Academy grad earns LEEP Award, hired by MSP

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Derek Staelgraeve dreamed of becoming a Michigan State Police (MSP) Trooper, but after he applied, he didn’t wait around to be hired. He paid his w ...

Police Officers Journal goes digital for easy access to all

Police Officers Journal goes digital for easy access to all

In 2018, the Police Officers Journal will usher in the first flip page electronic Journal and end print publication. Currently, the Journal is posted in PDF format under Publicatio ...

2017 LEEP Dream Scholars

2017 LEEP Dream Scholars

LEEP awards Michigan, national 'Dream' Scholars — By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor TROY, MI — Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Dream Scholarships doubled to $2,000 each this ...

Outstanding Service Award

Outstanding Service Award

Nominate officers for Outstanding Service Awards Law enforcement officers and the public are encouraged to nominate officers in their communities for a Law Enforcement Education Pr ...

Letter from the Director

The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to public safety research and education with a focus on child safety. LEEP was founded in 1997 and expanded nationally in 2004 to reach children and teens throughout the country. All LEEP programs are available free-of-charge more ...

October 22, 2017

911! Your Friend

“911! Your Friend” is a 26-minute DVD that teaches preschool and early elementary school children the important why’s and how’s of what happens when they dial 911 in an emergency. This free DVD provides correct answers to the many unasked questions a child has when facing a potential 911 emergency. “911! Your more ...

October 15, 2017

Kids, Don’t Go With Strangers

Helping children get away safely when a stranger approaches is the mission of “Kids, Don’t Go With Strangers,” initiated nationwide following a rash of child serial slayings in the 1970s. This award-winning public safety program presents a crucial child safety message in a non-threatening, highly effective ma more ...

October 22, 2017

Kids Fingerprinting

Leading LEEP’s “Kids Fingerprinting” program is Monroe PD veteran Sgt. Tom Jenkins. Jenkins is an instructor at Macomb Community College Police Academy and MCOLES. He also travels as a TIPS Alcohol Management instructor responsible for live presentations for LEEP throughout Michigan and northern Ohio.   “Kids more ...

March 23, 2012

Outstanding Service Award

Nominate officers for Outstanding Service Awards Law enforcement officers and the public are encouraged to nominate officers in their communities for a Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Outstanding Service Award. Written nominations for Outstanding Service Awards may be signed and submitted by supervis more ...

October 22, 2017

Students on Sobriety (S.O.S.)

Teens are at far greater risk of death in an alcohol-related crash than the overall population. If you’ve been drinking, don’t drive and if your friends have been drinking, tell them not to drive. Knowledge is Power Through research and education, the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) promotes numerous more ...

October 22, 2017

First Wayne County Regional Police Academy grad receives LEEP Award

— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor The Wayne County Regional Police Academy selected their first LEEP Award recipient, providing the pre-service cadet with $2,000 to help pay for her academy training. The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Award was presented to Jennifer Ratliff during the Nov. 9, 2017 gr more ...

April 19, 2018

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