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Officer Honored for Giving Back

(La Porte County, IN) - A La Porte County Police officer has been recognized for a variety of good deeds. 


Deputy Paul Adams has delivered food to New Prairie students staying home to learn Virtually because of the pandemic.  His other acts of kindness include feeding a child he noticed was hungry during a traffic stop.  He took the child to a fast food restaurant and paid for the bill himself.


Adams was recognized during the La Porte County Sheriff Merit Commission meeting yesterday.  Adams is also a volunteer at some of the intramural activities in the New Prairie School Corporation where he also serves as a school liason officer. 


“Deputy Adams continues to show how he will do what he can to build the trust between the youth of our community and law enforcement,” said Jim Kimmel, President of the La Porte County Sheriff Merit Commission.


Adams has been with the La Porte County Sheriff's Office since 2003.

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