Hangin’ with the kids

Hillsboro Police officers and Marion County Sheriff deputies spend lunchtime with students.

Jim Philpott, Marion County Sheriff’s office, visits with fifth-grader Kyson Gawith during lunch. Gawith and friends enjoyed hearing stories and asking questions while eating lunch with the officers.

Hillsboro Police officer Aaron Christner shows the students one of his tools that he uses as he talks about the ways that he works to keep everyone safe.


Officers and staff members from the Hillsboro Police

Department and the Marion County Sheriffs Department

were honored guests at Hillsboro Elementary School on

Thursday, Jan. 23 to celebrate Law Enforcement

Appreciation Day. Officers were treated to lunch and

students had previously created posters and cards to be

given to each department.

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