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Transition Highway safety campaign (continued from page 1) All HPD officers are involved in now underway drug recognition and awareness off before leaving on their ride to training, and are also part of a WATERBURY--AsLaborDayap- Washington, D.C., she said. community coalition aimed at preaches, Vermont law enforce- Shortly thereafter, the town saw awareness and finding solutions ment agencies will be ramping another farewell gathering, this time Ailing appreciates the benefit of highway patrols. for Trott. The community showed an working in a small community Again this year, state, local, and outpouring of appreciation for the because it allows for the chance to county law enforcement agencies officer, who Lacaillade said has know the people you serve. In from all across Vermont are August 23, 2017--JOURNAL OPINION--Page 9 -Crash (continued from page 1) Road and Wright' s Mountain Road. Bradford Police Chief Jeff Stiegler told a reporter he was elated that everyone involved es- been a rock for the community. Haverhill, there is total community partnering with the Governor's caped serious injury and that it "He has compassion for every, involvement, with everybody's in- Highway Safety Program and the easily could have been worse. one," she said. terest vested in working together. National Highway Traffic Safety Bradford Fire Department, Trott had been with the depart- "This community really comes Administration to stop drunk drivers Corinth Fire Department and Upper ment for 20 years, Lacaillade said. together," he remarked, observing and help save lives. The high- Valley Ambulance respondedto the For about two years he's also been employed as the chief of the nearby the way the town coalesces during visibility national enforcement cam- scene. UVA made one transport to difficult times, paign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Dartmouth-HitchcockMedicalCen- Wentworth Police Department. Both officers contributed sig- Once the transition period is Over, runs from Aug. 18 through ter, and the child was released later nificantlytoAlling straining.Ailing over, Ailing plans to work towards Sept. 4. that day. increasing efficiencies at the de- Impaired driving is one of the This Tesla was totaled in a four-car crash on Route 25 in Bradford last said that Charles upheld extremely partrnent, deadliest, most often committed, week, but all parties involved escaped serious injury. -- high standards and conducted him- "We need to work smart with the yet preventable crimes committed JO PHOTO BY ALEX NUTI-DE BIASI self as the epitome of the profes-resourceswe have, he said. in the United States. According to ~ sion. He sought to emulate that Community engagement is high NHTSA, 10,265peoplewerekilled ,AUClII pro ss,ona.sm e.oeeded o is.staswo.. oy ommu in - ivin oras esi 01,.o through the rigorous training, members haven thadaneedtocall increase from the 9,967 people (continued from page 1) Trott was effective at making upon HPD for assistance, and killed in 2014. Onaverage, 10,000 tendent Laurie Melanson told the . August that focused on adolescent people were killed eaChpersonYearkilledfrom boardthatHaverhillteachersstayed. __velv __nt. ooms .......... AI.o oo A.Oo I Tutti Fruity Sale! I people comfortable and putting thereforehavelittlecontactwiththe 2011 to 2015---one actlveoverthesun3mer.. them at ease, a skillthat Ailing sees department. Through Facebook, teachers were involved with scoring as a way to show police officers are I 30/, Off also co_ ,r,_nm_ unity members, press releases and initiatives de- every 51minutes in 2015. That sthe It s a myth that teacners are . ._~.:..c~ ..... A I ,, . Vv UII~. 11t ~,.AJIItvUIU. signed to provide the public with equivalent of20jumbojets crashing off, shesald. Melanson said they've decided I ALL FRUIT I "He s an exceptional communi- more access to the department, each year, with no survivors. Twenty K- 12 teachers from the ......... nottotakeonanynewprojects, and iTraas,Bushas, Plants I cater," Ailing said about Trott. "He In Vermont the situation is even district attenaeu sour uay science knows how to, talk to people and is Ailing hopes to show the commu- . , - . will instead delve deeper into the nity that HPD is,more than just an more grim. Nationally about one- curncumm , workshops at. .the mltmtwesthey ve already begun. I for Month of August [ very friendly, enforcer. Ailing s goal is to show third of all fatal crashes are the P]ermont school. HCMS Principal F, mrTil" rnfarr(b3i, naw cam With the example of two very the community that HPD is dedi- result of impaired driving. In RobertPhillipsheldaprogramatthe .......... ~"--'~ .............. I I:.C. Browns' Nursery [ different styles before him, Ailing cated to working with them and for Vermont, of the 62 roadway deaths middle school the first week of I 3782 RT 113 I said he blended elements of both as he defined his own style. He them: this is how we're serving in 2016, more than half (37) I ~~Vt0507% I involved a driver impaired by I 802-785-2167,Mon-SatOAM-5:30PM I observed what worked for them inYUi~ ~ddmnn e? 1.~a ~,e lqpD" " " alcohol, drugs, or a combination of addition towhatworkedbestfrom ~o~~h~td~r~a~n~ both. This is why Vermont law his own perspective. To be effectivesucla"~re "'av.cl ~e-~atio-n enforcement agencies are working in the"relentless pursuit of justice, departments, and increase visibility together to remind drivers that Ailing also wants to demonstrateat school events, impaired driving is not only illegal, that he's another member of the "One ofourresponsibilities is to it is a matter of life and death. community there to help. The loss of two officers means keep the community informed," he that there are two full-time posi- said. [ Alling is excited to assume the GUN SHOW tions vacant. Ofthe current officers, duties ofthe top-ranking officer on I Alling is the oldest at 33; the youngest member just turned 22. Sept. 1, and is appreciative of the I VERMONT GUN & KNIFE SHOW: Sept. outpouring of support he's received 12-3. Carl M. Dessaint q~/Hall, 4O Black Ailing said the younger generation I Mtn. Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301. More since his promotion. isvery capable, dedicated and loyal. I than 80 tables. 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