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Seniors, police back on the beat

SALT program returns after COVID-19 pause

 

March 30, 2022

Benny Westcott

SALT member Leo Singler mans a radar gun as Sweet Home Police Community Services Officer Sean Morgan watches.

After a two-year COVID-19 hiatus, the Seniors and Law Enforcement Together council is back up and running, and one of its members, 77-year-old Leo Singler, was ready.

In fact, he joined the Sweet Home Police Department last year as a volunteer. As the pandemic began declining, he asked about SALT.

The SALT program unites local law enforcement officials and senior citizens, allowing the entities to connect on a personal level and share information on staying safe.

"It has been an important and key part of our relationship with the Senior Center and the seniors in this community for many yea...



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