Valentin trades studies for shield
Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 15:09
Gibson said having Valentin rise up from being a police aide is a great opportunity for the district to grow its own police officers.
"He now can serve as a mentor to other young student workers. I can say, ‘Look, Manny did it, you can do it too,'" he said.
Huddleston said all the police aides gravitate toward Valentin, making him the ideal role model.