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Law Enforcement for Youth Provides $2,500 Grant to S.T.A.T.

S.T.A.T. will recieve an award of $2,500.00 per year in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

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Law Enforcement for Youth puts on the Pig Bowl football games each year to raise money for kids. Photo courtesy: Law Enforcement for Youth

(SALEM, Ore.) - Law Enforcement for Youth says they are happy to announce that the Student Threat Assessment Team (S.T.A.T.) (Salem/Keizer School District)and been selected as the recipient of one of our Assistance program awards.

The group's assistance program is not open to direct application, according to organizer Steve Polanski.

"Board members continuously look for organizations that provide opportunities to low income, at-risk and medically challenged youth that are serving children above and beyond. Board members who identify such an organization presents to, the board of Directors, a request for consideration of acceptance into our Assistance Program."

"We would like to applaud S.T.A.T.'s efforts in providing a valuable program to the youth in our community," Polanski said.

"Not only does STAT provide help identify youth who may be a threat to the safety of our schools and community they ensure that these youth are provided every opportunity to receive help, encouragement, evaluations and treatment necessary to get them back on track. Through these efforts S.T.A.T. truly makes a difference in the lives of these children and the community."

S.T.A.T. will recieve an award of $2,500.00 per year in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

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