Miriam Martin: Kudos to Grass Valley Police | TheUnion.com

Miriam Martin: Kudos to Grass Valley Police

In our family we have a young man who has an illness. This often puts him in some distress and the Grass Valley police answered a call from this young man.

The police department has been so caring and understanding with this older teen, especially the officer mentioned on the front page of The Union on May 12. The officer is Zack LaFerriere. We do not know this officer personally, but he is so understanding of youth with mental illnesses. The article on the front page mentions that officer Zack runs a summer camp for youth. This is awesome. Officer Zack seems to have an empathy for youth in trouble and was gentle in his protocol. The other officer was so nice and let this young man take his iPhone in the car with him to listen to his music, while the officers were driving him to the hospital.

Our family is so grateful for these Grass Valley police and for their understanding.

Miriam Martin

Grass Valley

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