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Gym Equipment Drive

Gym Equipment Drive

PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR OUR LOCAL CHP EMPLOYEES

Our friends at the California Highway Patrol Bakersfield Area Office are currently seeking donations of fitness equipment for the on-site employee gym.workout icon

Items needed include

  • New or gently-used weight equipment
  • New or gently-used cardio equipment
  • Monetary donations gladly accepted!

 

CONTACT CHP OFFICER
KEVIN PERKINS
661-387-5776

2016 Fall Forum Luncheon
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2016 Fall Forum Luncheon

The Kern County Law Enforcement Foundation presents the 2016 Fall Forum Luncheon

Terrorism on a Local Level

With guest speaker

Special Agent Joel Burns

from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

 

Join us on Thursday, November 3rd at 11:30am at the Stockdale Country Club. Tickets are $40. For tickets and information, contact Angela Barton at 661-345-8091 or email ABarton@BakersfieldNow.com

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Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund

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It has been nearly a week since the destructive winds and rains of Hurricane Matthew made landfall in North & South Carolina. Several rivers in North Carolina have broken out of their banks. Lakes have overflowed, causing levees to break creating devastating flooding. Over 282,000 homes and businesses have been without electricity, with over 3800 displaced families in shelters. President Obama signed a federal disaster declaration for 31 counties Monday night.

58028045a963d-imageKern County Law Enforcement Foundation has been working closely over the past twenty-nine years with twenty-nine law enforcement agencies by providing and assisting them tools necessary to do their job. Our hearts and prayers go out to all who have lost lives, homes are currently misplaced and are in shelters. As many of you are aware, law enforcement typically will be first to come in contact with victims, and will have to deal with a wide range of life saving and humanitarian situations.

The Kern County Law Enforcement Foundation is assembled by representatives in law enforcement and business leaders in our community. The foundation feels we have an obligation to help assist with supplies and funds needed in such a time of devastation for our fellow brothers of the badge and the
communities in which they serve.

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We have partnered with Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center located at 6501 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield California 93309, as our designated drop-off location for supplies. Our plan is to fill up two 26-foot storage containers and personally see that they are delivered to Lumberton, North Carolina. All containers and transportation have been generously donated by Price Disposal.

 

Evacuees are in need of:

  • Diapers

  • Wipes

  • Cots

  • Blankets

  • Water — (in desperate need)

  • Hygiene Care products

  • Clothing

  • Trash bags

  • Over the counter medications

  • Packaged Non-Perishable food: (chips, nuts, dried fruit, snacks)

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Please note 100% of your donation will go to the victims of Hurricane Matthew

We Are One Nation, United We Stand

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2016 Officer of the Year Event

 

Join us as we celebrate the 2016 Officer of the Year awards at the Stockdale Country Club, Friday July 8. The Kern County Law Enforcement Foundation will be recognizing exceptional law enforcement officers and deputies as well as students pursuing careers in law enforcement.

Tickets, tables, and sponsorships are available. If you are interested in attending or sponsoring a table, please contact Angela Barton at 661-345-8091.

 

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Randy Raymond, Sr.

November 10, 2014, we lost a great man in our community. Randy’s dedication to KCLEF and all law enforcement will never be forgotten.

 

Randy was a homicide detective with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and later went into the private sector with Raymond’s Trophies where he brought his family into the business. He has donated and created all our awards since he went into business. He was a board member for four years and donated time to the organization fundraisers. A community activist, he was always ready to help anyone. We all will miss his smiling face and help. Rest in peace.

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Membership Drive

We are announcing our annual membership and fundraising drive for this year. As you know, we have been in existence since 1988 and have given over $300,000 in grants, gifts and scholarships to local law enforcement in Kern County. In the last three months alone, we have given over $6,800 for law enforcement purposes.

Our scholarship committee has given over 20 law enforcement scholarships to local students pursuing a career in law enforcement. We are pushing this year to grow the membership and sponsors and recruit young new members as well. New Board Members, Jon Busby, Greg Sturges, Angela Barton and Mike Larsen have already made their presence known by attracting many new members and new sponsors. Commitment has been given for several public service announcements to broadcast our goals and objectives and further inform the public of the positive things law enforcement does in Kern County. Sometimes new members bring new ideas and “fire up” our longstanding members to try new projects; which we are announcing first in this letter.

Saturday, April 28, 2007, will be the date of our new improved Clay Shoot at Five Dogs Range with more law enforcement teams, a firing demonstration and fine BBQ luncheon.

On June 13, 2007, we will host the annual Law Enforcement Officer of The Year Awards Dinner. Yes, this year it will be a dinner at the Stockdale Country Club, which will be a first class awards presentation. Seating is on a first come, first serve reservation basis and we are expecting over 300 people who support law enforcement to attend; the website also has information on this event.

If you renewed your membership after September 1 of 2006, your membership is for 15 months. We encourage all of to renew or join now; an application is enclosed for both and you may reproduce copies for people you would recommend or encourage to join. In addition, we offer business and group memberships for larger donations. For $1,000, you now can have up to five friends or employees as members, receive a beautiful badge plaque for your wall and also be placed on our sponsorship site on our web page. Any donation given is tax deductible as we are a 501(3) c foundation.

Finally there are many other sponsorship opportunities, so if you just want to give a donation please free to do so. There is no overhead or salaries; all money goes to local law enforcement projects. We need and want your help and participation in any and all ways, so join now and help Kern law enforcement thrive and enjoy our continued support.

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Mission Statement

Our Kern County communities deserve the very best law enforcement officers.

Working together with local business leaders, our citizens, and all Kern County law enforcement agencies, we will strive to pursue excellence and creativity. In partnership with our citizens and law enforcement agencies, the Foundation will do the right things for the right reasons.

We will identify needs of the law enforcement community to better serve our citizens that may not be met by normal budgetary guidelines or limits.

We will be dedicated to enhancing the prospect of safe Kern County communities and will accomplish this by gathering and marshaling the resources of sponsors and members to provide the needed funds to enhance the quality of life for our citizens.

We will support all Kern County law enforcement agencies to effectively and efficiently carry out their missions.

To achieve these goals requires dedication, determination and perseverance of all law enforcement agencies and the continued support of the community.

We will work tirelessly to promote safety and training to keep our law enforcement officers alive.

We shall demonstrate the highest ethical and professional standards in all our operations.

We will try to circulate important information and actions by our law enforcement community that portray a positive and professional presence.

We shall annually recognize and award deserving citizens and law enforcement officers for actions above and beyond the call of duty.