Police 'on patrol' at show with cop cards
HOLSWORTHY police officers were demonstrating their new strategy to enhance community engagement with younger members of the community at the Holsworthy Show.
The police have introduced 'cop cards' which means children can collect stickers from each police officer in Holsworthy, after answering a police-related question at any time.
They can then add the stickers to their cop card albums.
PC Amanda Brown said at the show, which was held on Thursday, last week : "The cop cards provide a great platform for community engagement.
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"It enables children to come and ask us questions and build a greater understanding of what the police do here in Holsworthy.
"We hope it will help to reduce anti-social behaviour by encouraging a stronger relationship amongst the community.
"The Holsworthy Show is also a great way to get people involved from other rural areas.
"There has been a welcoming atmosphere here today. We have been letting children sit in the police car and answered any questions they might have about the role of a police officer."