DeWITT POLICE FOUNDATION
DeWitt Police Foundation
Through a partnership with the DeWitt Police Department, a non-profit foundation has been established to promote crime prevention, public safety and education in the DeWitt area. The DeWitt Police Foundation will work to promote quality of life in DeWitt by providing a charitable organization that can fund public safety initiatives that tax dollars may not always be able to, such as: College scholarships for high school graduates planning on majoring in Criminal Justice,Child education and safety materials and supplies,Citizen Police Academy,National Night Out,Safety equipment like bulletproof vests and defibrillators,Crime prevention programs,Initiatives that will reduce crime and improve the quality of life in DeWitt.
The DeWitt Police Foundation Board of Directors consists of the following community members:
- David Pillers (President),
- Don Thiltgen (Vice-President),
- Kate Howes (Secretary),
- Tim Gradert (Treasurer),
- Gary Rippentrop
- Dick Kelly
- Darwin Kilburg
- Lori Walker
- JoElla O'Connell
- Adam Blank
- Kevin Smith
- Chief of Police serves as a non-voting advisor to the board.
The DeWitt Police Foundation will be under the umbrella of the DeWitt Area Foundation. Gifts to the Police Foundation will be tax deductible.
The DeWitt Police Foundation Board awarded several
college scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each year to Central-DeWitt High School graduates:
Additionally, the Foundation has provided funds for the following purposes:
- AED (defibrillator)
- Gun Safe
- Donation to Clinton Co. Sheriff's K-9 Program
- National Night Out funding
- Start up expenses for the Police Explorers Program
- Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
--------------------------------------------------------DEWITT POLICE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP $500 Scholarship PURPOSE: To aid a qualified graduate of
APPLICATION - You may attach additional information and narratives as apply.Name:______________________ Age:________ Address:_________________________________ Parent/Guardian: ____________________________
Cumulative Grade Point:________ Class Rank:____________In a word document, describe the post high school training you are planning. Are you enrolled now? Name of the institution: How do you plan to apply your training or education to your chosen career?
For what reasons do you feel you should be considered for this scholarship?
Please list the activities in which you have been involved during high school related to this field.
Please list all other extra-curricular and community service activities in which you have been involved during high school.
Please return this completed application along with the three letters of recommendation from the following sources:
4. Non-family memberQuestions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org