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Great Job to our Sheriff Community Policing Effort (S.C.O.P.E.) Volunteers!!!

Posted 2/20/2013 10:36 AM by MDGREGORY

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City of Spokane Valley Media Release:

S.C.O.P.E. Receives Community Recognition Award

SPOKANE VALLEY, WA --- On behalf of the program and its volunteers, Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort (S.C.O.P.E.) Director Rick Scott accepted the Key to the City at this evening's Spokane Valley City Council meeting. The organization was honored for its community safety efforts as part of Spokane Valley's Ten Year Anniversary Community Recognition Program.

S.C.O.P.E. was nominated for the award by Spokane Valley Police Chief Rick VanLeuven, who said in his nomination, "With the partnership of SCOPE, we've made the City of Spokane Valley a safer place to live, work, and play."

The S.C.O.P.E. program is part of the law enforcement services provided to the City under contract with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. Established in 1994, the program's mission is to:
• Help provide a safe living environment in the communities we live in and serve.
• Increase citizen awareness and involvement in community oriented volunteer services in partnership with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office.
• Foster community service.
Four of the eighteen S.C.O.P.E. neighborhood stations are located within the city limits of Spokane Valley, including:
• Central Valley S.C.O.P.E. Station at 115 N. Evergreen
• Edgecliff S.C.O.P.E. Station at 522 S. Thierman
• Trentwood S.C.O.P.E Station at 2400 N. Wilbur, #79, and
• University S.C.O.P.E Station at 10621 E. 15th Avenue.

Chief VanLeuven noted that S.C.O.P.E. volunteers have provided over 33,000 hours of public safety assistance over the last year, valued at more than $700,000.

The City of Spokane Valley encourages community members to nominate for recognition those individuals/organizations/businesses whose efforts have contributed positively to the Spokane Valley community. Information on the program and nomination forms can be found at www.spokanevalley10.com by selecting the Community Recognition button, or by calling 720-5102.

To be considered for March's award, nomination forms are due March 5, but nominations may be made at any time through December 5, 2013. An honoree will be selected each month from all nominations received to date.