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Linda Martinez Saville
A Day on the Town
Faces of Sandy
Often, the club will give financial aid to officers going through a tough time, usually with a family medical emergency. Club donors also provide an annual picnic where officers can join together with their families and celebrate. The yearly awards banquet awards officers and citizens for their involvement with the community.
“In return, they give us some feedback and analysis of what’s going on in their areas and what we can do to make our police department better,” Sandy City Police Chief Stephen Chapman says. “They tell us how we might be able to change procedures and keep us aware of crimes that are happening in their area. Even if they just get to know me and [Sandy City Mayor Tom Dolan], it’s been a really good interactive experience.”
Sandy City leaders encourage residents from all walks of life to get involved in worthwhile causes. With many service clubs to choose from, people can participate in projects all year long. A resolution approved by Sandy City states, “The citizens’ participation in community clean-up projects, tree planting, service projects and great family and neighborhood participation will foster community well-being and community spirit.”