EDPS rewards kids for good behavior

EDPS rewards kids for good behavior


Williams Local 3 News. 3 The Escanaba Department of Public Safety is rewarding children for their good deeds. Local 3’s Rebecca Bartelme has more. 3 Reporter: “What’s your typical ride to school?”Cole: “Just a normal car.”Reporter: But that’s not how Cole Dubord, a second grader at Holy Name Catholic School in Escanaba got there Friday. Reporter: He rode in on a big red fire truck and it’s all part of the Escanaba Department of Public Safety’s Hero Program.”We started maybe three or four years ago during the school year. The kids get caught being good out on the playground, helping others, helping teachers just doing good in school.”Reporter: One student gets to have lunch with an officer and another student gets to do the ride along to school. Cole: “We sprayed the hose and I did the sirens and we had a fun ride and he gave me a bag of stuff, then he asked me lots of questions.”Reporter: 10 kids every month that go to school in Escanaba are rewarded this for doing something good.Cole: “I help people with math and I help them clean up their stuff.””I think that he is a very active young man. He was very talkative, very excited about the fire truck and then as soon as he got to school, he just took off running. I don’t think that he could 3 wait to tell everyone else.” Reporter: Reporting in Escanaba, Rebecca Bartelme, Local 3 News. 3 JAMES STILL TO COME TONIGHT ON

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