A dog handler who went to a regional main school has actually gotten the prettiest illustrations from the kids as a thank you for him teaching them everything about what the cops do, in addition to satisfying his drugs, money and weapons dog PD Taffy.
PC Terry Davidson from the Operational Support Unit checked out Lydgate Primary School in Sheffield last month (10 February) to speak with the 5 and 6 year-old kids who were studying the subject ‘people that help us’.
PC Davidson and PD Taffy supplied the kids with a presentation of how cops dogs search in their play area, which triggered loads of enjoyment, in addition to discovering how to call 999 and remaining safe.
As a thankyou the kids produced illustrations of PC Davidson, PD Taffy and their patrol car.
PC Davidson said: “I had a lovely time talking to the children at Lydgate Primary. Their enthusiasm was infectious!
“It is important to create positive interactions with children and reassure them we are there to help them and keep them safe. Meeting PD Taffy and putting the lights and sirens on was the icing on the cake
“I am overwhelmed by the children taking the time to draw me and Taffy. I have placed them on my locker at work to make me smile.”
It is essential to put in the time to speak with your kids about the cops and how to call 999 for all emergency situation services. Tips for teaching them can be discovered on Staffordshire Fire and Rescue’s websit: https://www.staffordshirefire.gov.uk/your-safety/campaigns/how-to-make-an-emergency-999-call/
*Our policeman commit their own personal time to participate in school gos to.