Larry Lawton was the Master of Ceremonies and Keynote Speaker at the Miami-Dade Schools Police Union Instillation Banquet at the intercontinental hotel in Miami, Florida on January 28, 2017.
Police officers, teachers and the leaders of those agencies are some of the most important people in society. Being on the front-lines and working with the future leaders of our country is job with enormous pressure and responsibility, but with little to no public glory. The reason the people who work with young people do what they do, is because they care deeply about the future of the country and helping young people be the best they can be. Not for the glory to be sure.
“Working with D.A.R.E. Officers, School Resource Officers, Chiefs of Police, Teachers, Principals, Administrators and elected officials who truly care about young people is so rewarding. As a man who works with young people on a daily basis, I can say without reservation, that seeing a young person change and “get it” is the best feeling on the planet.” said Lawton.
Great job by the President of the State of Florida Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Robert Jenkins, Miami Dade Schools Police FOP Local 133 President Alejandro – Al – Palacio, School Board Members Lubby Navarro and Mari Tere Rojas, Dade Schools Superintendent Dr. Alberto Carvalho, Police Chief Ian Moffett and all the new board members who will serve this great department and the youth of Miami Dade for the next two years.
About Larry Lawton:
Larry is an Author, Teen/Young Adult Expert, Law Enforcement Consultant, TV Personality and Keynote Speaker.
Larry developed the nationally recognized Reality Check Program and Reality Check Video Card Program.
Lawrence “Larry” Lawton appears regularly on national TV and Radio as an expert on teen issues, crime, schools and community policing. ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, MSNBC — CLICK HERE to see Larry Lawton on TV.
Larry Lawton is the only ex-con ever in the United States to be sworn in as an honorary police officer and only ex-con ever to be recognized on the Floor of the United States Congress for his work with helping young people and law enforcement agencies.
Lawton changes the way teens, young adults, parents and law enforcement officers think. It’s all about choices, and Lawton tells his story of bad choices which led to serious consequences. How he lost time, his family, friends and his freedom; and that it just wasn’t worth it. Larry Lawton’s life and now success shows that people do change and anybody can get up off the mat and be a success.
The nationally recognized Reality Check Program consists of four parts: Larry Lawton’s Life, What Prison is REALLY Like, What you will Lose and Avoiding and Dissolving Bad Associations.
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