Police departments thank communities for support during pandemic
Chino Valley Police Department
The Chino Valley Police Department reported that it has received a tremendous amount of support from the community during these trying times with the coronavirus pandemic.
Officers and others in the department are taking extra precautions with themselves and the public they serve, which has resulted in an increase of supplies being used, CVPD added in a news release.
“We are thankful for Chino Valley Pharmacy, Ave Maria Pharmacy, Dollar Tree, Little Caesars and an anonymous citizen for providing needed supplies and meals to the department,” the news release states.
“We are extremely grateful for the words of encouragement and thanks [that] the members of our community provide. We are a strong community and we will persevere through this together.”
Prescott Valley Police Department
Police and other first responders are at the frontline of this pandemic, a reality that many in the quad-city area community have recognized and shown their appreciation for.
The Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) expressed gratitude for this unsolicited support in a news release on Tuesday, April 14.
“The Prescott Valley Police Department has been blessed with the generosity of community businesses and residents through the donation of several necessary and beneficial items,” the release states.
One major emphasis has been on personal protective equipment (PPE).
Home Depot, Walmart, Bath and Body Works and the Humboldt Unified School District have donated PPE to protect the department’s personnel.
Humboldt Unified School District, Farmers Insurance, Sun Valley Tire, Firehouse Subs, Carl’s Jr. and Heights Church have also donated meals and food in support of the department’s staff.
Additionally, many anonymous community members have dropped off banana bread, cookies and other items.
“It warms the hearts of police personnel to experience the many ways in which residents express their appreciation of the Prescott Valley Police Department,” the release states. “We encourage all of you to continue protecting yourself in staying safe and healthy.”