Miami-Dade Police to honor school crossing guards
Miami-Dade Police to honor school crossing guards — The Miami-Dade Police Department will recognized the outstanding service and relentless commitment of the department’s School Crossing Guards. The department praised the guards and hailed them as unsung heroes. “These exceptional men and women keep our children safe daily, rain or sunshine. A majority of these unsung heroes consist of senior employees, who display a genuine passion for their duties and a dear affection for the children they protect,” the department stated. The ceremony was held June 9 at the W.R. Thomas Middle School and featured the recognition of 11 employees over the age of 80, 15 employees with perfect attendance, five employees with 20 years of service, and two employees who will be celebrating 30 years of service.