Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Bridgewater's Deputy Police Chief has been named the policing award recipient by the Provincial Justice Minister. John Collyer received the award during a ceremony in Halifax today. Collyer volunteers as vice president of the South Shore Big Brothers, Big Sisters board of directors and school mentor for youth at risk. He implemented the Kids N Kops program that offers youth at risk a one-week summer camp.
Collyer was one of six Nova Scotians recognized today (March 30th) for their efforts to prevent crime and make communities safer. Awards were presented in six categories including individual, youth, community group or organization, community policing, media and business community. For more information on the awards go the department website at www.gov.ns.ca/just .