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Tomas Salviejo

Woodard Junior High School

Yuma, AZ

Officer Salviejo is the 2019 LRE Officer of the Year. Officer Salviejo has been instrumental in implementing programs and safety throughout Woodard Junior High and the surrounding community.  Officer Salviejo implemented an Emergency Response Plan Layout/Design that has been adopted in all District One Schools.  He also started a canned food drive for the Yuma Community Food Bank.  In addition to these programs he has been vital in helping to form a link between families and law enforcement. He teaches students how to avoid being victims of crimes and educates staff and students on the legal system.  Officer Salviejo goes above and beyond for his school. He takes the time to form connections with students and is respected by those he works with.