LA CROSSE, Wis., June 11, 2018 – Western Technical College’s Law Enforcement 720 Academy was recently announced as one of the winners of the 2018 Law Enforcement/DOC Polar Plunge Challenge in Wisconsin.
Western was named the top fundraising university police department team, raising $3,800. As such, the group was honored at the 2018 opening ceremony of the Special Olympic State Summer Games on Thursday, June 7 at UW-Stevens Point. This is the second year the group has been honored for its fundraising efforts.
“Law enforcement is not just about protecting our citizens, it’s also about giving back to the community,” said Kevin Dean, associate dean for Health and Public Safety at Western. “We are proud to be able to contribute to this effort, and it shows the commitment our students have for our community and the state.”