When you say the words “first responders” who comes to mind? Police, Fireman, EMT? But what about teachers? It is no longer adequate to place all of the responsibility for our children’s safety in the hands of our teachers during an attack and not take the time to properly train them to accomplish that task. Nor is it acceptable to simply tell them, “Lock your classroom door, turn out the lights, hide in a corner and pray that the attacker doesn’t pick your room.”Read more
You hear the term, “Superhero” tossed around a lot these days. But, it isn’t often you hear of a whole family of superheroes. That’s exactly what The Wonderlys are. High school sweethearts and married for eight years, Darren and Kati’s lives were forever changed when their oldest daughter Kimber was born with Lissencephaly, a rare neurological condition in which the brain is smooth. Due to Lissencephaly, Kimber functions at about a 3 -5 month old level. She also struggles with seizures that are currently managed effectively with medication.
Nominations for Vice President and 5 Director positions opened at the September 8th, 2015 Board Meeting. Nominations will close at the conclusion of the October 13th, 2015 Board Meeting. Please stop by the KLEA office to nominate yourself or a fellow officer for the open positions. Forms are available online at Kernlea.org and at the office on 3417 Pegasus Dr.
KLEA President Marc Haiungs had the honor of delivering a $5,000 check from the Kern Law Enforcement Association to Gary Welfl of Brady’s Market as reward for the information he provided that led to the demise of accused murderer, kidnapper, and attempted murderer of two Sheriff’s Deputies, Benjamin Ashley. Also present were Sheriff’s Commanders Drake Massey (left) and Tyson Davis (right).
Video credit to Drew O’Connell.
You can feel so vulnerable during domestic violence situations. Here are some protection tips for you at home while you are still with your abuser, in your car, and with your cell phone. I am also including tips regarding your finances, belongings, and reputation to help you feel more in control.
Simple Crime Prevention:
Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life:Read more
Internet and Website Safety Tips:
Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others.Read more