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Yuma Dealership Donates Vehicle To Cocopah Police Department.

Cocopah Tribal Police Sgt. Jesus Verdugo accepts the keys of a new police car donated by Fisher Automotive Dealer Joe Fisher on Wednesday morning. The police car is wrapped in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education logo. Verdugo is a D.A.R.E. certified instructor in the Somerton School District. The D.A.R.E. program teaches kids how to deal with stress, bullying, and educates them on the harmful effects of drugs.


Cocopah Tribal Police Department graduates first D.A.R.E. class

D.A.R.E. Instructor and Cocopah Tribal Police Officer Jesus Verdugo reads an essay written by one of the more than 160 students from Somerton’s Tierra Del Sol Elementary school who graduated Monday afternoon from the Cocopah Tribal Police Department’s first Drug Abuse...

Internet Safety is Topic of Parent Presentation

Surprise Elementary School will host a parent presentation by notMYkid on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 6 p.m., on the topic of Internet safety. notMYkid is a non-profit organization with the vision that “Every kid will have the knowledge and confidence to reach...

Cocopah Police Ready to Launch D.A.R.E. Program

Jesus Verdugo, a Cocopah tribal police officer, will teach a D.A.R.E. class to students in the Somerton Elementary School District. The Cocopah Tribal Police Department, along with the Somerton School District, is preparing to launch its Drug Abuse Resistance...


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