February 24, 2012 | Updated: January 29, 2019

By Rosa Escobedo

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Shine the Light: Sergeant Ira Carter, Dallas PD

10/26/2020
Sergeant Ira Carter has known for a while that he needed to seek a career path that included service to others. “I always wanted to play sports and protect and serve. I wanted to give back to the community and show the community that there were any African American officers. Even though there’s a stigma about the job, we too can do it and do it well too... I love being able to bring awareness to things people don’t know about. My favorite is being able to help,” he said.

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Shine the Light: Chance Graves, Allen PD

10/20/2020
While dealing with people on a daily basis, Chance said he, “tries to see people as people and treat everyone as a person and not their physical appearance …. Treating others the way I would want to be treated. How would I want my wife, father, or sons to be treated? Being upfront and honest takes a lot of the variables out.” Chance said

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Dylan's Story

10/13/2020
Coach Allen sets a high bar for Dylan through attainable goals and encouragement and is always there to give him a high five and cheer him on.

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Shine the Light: Michelle Walter, Travis County Constable Precinct 5

10/13/2020
“If I could give our athletes encouragement, I’d say, keep training and stay positive. We are going to get through this. Stay at it and stay healthy. We are looking forward to when we can have events again. I know so many athletes now, if I miss someone I’d be in trouble. I miss everyone: athletes, officers, coaches, and staff who help coordinate. I’ve been keeping up with some athletes online, it is good to still be able to interact with them virtually", said Senior Deputy Michelle Walter.

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