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  • Lake Wales Police Partner With Wallet Card Project to Help Protect Those With Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Troy Schulze|Updated Jan 20, 2024

    Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder may be at special risk as they move about in the community, and the Lake Wales Police Department is reaching out in an effort to encourage individuals with ASD to obtain a free Wallet Card. The Wallet Card Project facilitates effective communication between law enforcement and persons with disabilities to avoid any misunderstandings. In addition to being a valuable resource for residents, the local department will also receive training on...

  • 44 Children Get to Shop with a Cop

    Troy Schulze, Lake Wales Police Department|Updated Dec 18, 2019

    It was fun, exciting and filled with anticipation! Everyone loves the sound of children laughing while they run around, eyes wide open as their Christmas dreams come true. Well, it happened and we were there. On Dec. 10, 44 children went Christmas shopping during the Lake Wales Police Officers Association's annual Shop with a Cop event at the Lake Wales Wal-Mart. The gathering began at 6 p.m. where parents signed their children in, snacks were served and families were assigned...