North Bergen kids receive bicycles from generous NBPD donation with pledge to stay alcohol and drug-
L.E.A.D. Day (formerly known as D.A.R.E Day) is held for every 5th grader in the North Bergen School District. The students are rewarded for completing the Law Enforcement Against Drugs Program and pledging to stay drug and alcohol free.
The bicycle raffle winners are courtesy of the donations by the North Bergen Police Superior Officers' Union - PBA Local 18A and the North Bergen Police Patrolman's Union - PBA Local 18.
Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco, Chief Robert J. Dowd, the Board of Commissioners & Retired P.O. Joseph Sitty were amongst those in attendance.
Retired Police Officer, Joseph Sitty thanked all officers of the North Bergen Police Department who have supported the L.E.A.D. Program. "Know your support for the kids in North Bergen is greatly appreciated by me and all the students."
"A truly valuable program that teaches children about the dangers of drugs. Congratulations to this year's L.E.A.D. Class!" proclaimed North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco.