Badges and Books connects 1st graders and police in Rockland County

About 180 first graders from West Haverstraw Elementary, teachers and officers met at Bowline Park for the first-ever Badges and Books event.

News 12 Staff

May 16, 2023, 10:43 AM

Updated 435 days ago

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A new community event in Rockland County is connecting students and law enforcement.
About 180 first graders from West Haverstraw Elementary, teachers and officers met at Bowline Park for the first-ever Badges and Books event.
Members of law enforcement read books to kids, told stories about their jobs and hung out on the playground.
They hope to make this an annual event.


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