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Halstead Police Challenge Bentley Students

Posted 12/7/2017

By Jared JanzenHALSTEAD Police Officer Shawn Robinson helps distribute the department’s challenge coins to students at Bentley Primary School last week. The coins are meant to remind students to live with integrity.HALSTEAD Police Officer Shawn Robinson helps distribute the department’s challenge coins to students at Bentley Primary School last week. The coins are meant to remind students to live with integrity.

BENTLEY—Students at Bentley Primary School were given a challenge by the Halstead Police Department last Wednesday during a school assembly, a challenge to be the best person they can be every day.

As a reminder of this challenge, Chief Josh Orem and Officer Shawn Robinson gave one of the department’s challenge coins to every student. Halstead PD’s patch and badge appear on either side of the coins, which are about the size of a poker chip, along with the motto “Professional service through courtesy and integrity.”

Orem recommended students carry the coins around in their pockets as a reminder to always be their best, adding that he tells his officers to do the same with their coins.

Orem tied the presentation in with a concept students have been working on this semester, Dragon PRIDE, which stand for Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Dependability and Empathy.

“Practicing all these things are going to help you be the best person you can be,” he said.

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