Pitt-Bradford to hold 33rd annual Law Enforcement Awareness and Familiarization Day

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold the 33rd annual Law Enforcement Awareness and Familiarization Day on Wednesday, Sept. 16, giving people an opportunity to talk with law enforcement officers and learn more about what they do.

The program will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Frame-Westerberg Commons and is free and open to the public.

Participating agencies are Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Amtrak Railroad Police (two former Pitt-Bradford officers), Bradford City Police, Bradford Township Police, Cattaraugus County (N.Y.) K-9 Deputy Robert Rinfrette, Central Pennsylvania Traffic Safety Network District 2-0, Children’s Advocacy Center of McKean County, City of Warren Police, Drug Enforcement Administration, Erie County (N.Y.) Sheriff’s Department,
Federal Bureau of Investigation, McKean County 911 Center, McKean County Adult Probation, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Pennsylvania Game Commission, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Marine Corps, and the YWCA Victims Resource Center.
LEAF Day was originally enacted by former Pitt-Bradford Chief of Police George Barron in 1981 to promote various law enforcement agencies and educate students on possible careers in diverse branches of law enforcement.

Chief Dan Songer has since continued the tradition.

For more information, contact Songer at (814)362-7509 or by email at [email protected]

For disability needs related to the event, contact the Office of Disability Resources at (814)362-7609 or [email protected]

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