Congratulations to our Final Four!
Thank you to everyone who took the time to share their stories with us. We appreciated the candid and genuine reasons for why you serve and how you hope to make an impact in your community. These were great reminders of why we are so proud to partner with law enforcement to serve those in our shared communities.
After much deliberation, the final four are:
Deputy Brittany Whitcomb, Office of the Fayette County Sheriff, Kentucky
- Cause: The Amanda Center, a division of the Sheriff’s Victim Services Division. The Center provides services to victims of domestic violence and their families.
Officer Janie Staples, St. Petersburg Police department, Florida
- Cause: Police Explorer Program #980. Help Explorers train, compete in competitions, teach them honesty, integrity, and help them help others.
Community Engagement Officer Scott Marks, Minnetonka Police Department, Minnesota
- Cause: Aftercare program and officer wellness program aimed to raise awareness about and provide education on mental health.
Lieutenant Andy Wilburn, Radford City Police, Virginia
- Cause: Help Save the Next Girl foundation. The organization was formed in honor of Morgan Dana Harrington, a 20-year-old Virginia Tech student who was abducted and murdered in 2009. The foundation aims to sensitize young women and girls to predatory danger, foster mutual respect and camaraderie with young men, and develop vital relationships with media and law enforcement to augment safety practices in our communities.