BSO SCHOOL RESOURCE DEPUTY FINALIST FOR SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER AWARD

May 12, 2008

BSO SCHOOL RESOURCE DEPUTY FINALIST FOR SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER AWARD

(Davie, FL) – Broward Sheriff’s Office School Resource Deputy Victor Thompson was chosen as a finalist for the Broward County Charles Bingham School Resource Officer of the Year Award.  He was presented with this honor at the Annual Special Investigative Unit/School Resource Officers’ Appreciation Breakfast held on Wednesday, May 7, at the Signature Grand.  Deputy Thompson is the school resource deputy for Collins Elementary and Dania Elementary Schools.  His many accomplishments include creating the Boys Today Men Tomorrow mentoring program and the Holiday Reading Challenge, a program that encourages children to read. Over 10,000 books were read by the students.  Deputy Thompson is known for his dedication, professionalism and for making a difference in the lives of children.   In addition to being a finalist for the Broward County Charles Bingham School Resource Officer Award, Deputy Thompson was the recipient of the Broward Crime Stoppers Officer of the Year Award in 2007.

Pictured, left to right: BSO Sheriff Al Lamberti; Mr. Lincoln Pasteur, Principal  Collins Elementary School; Mrs. Donna Patton, Principal Dania Elementary School; Sgt. Mike Natiello, BSO Youth Intervention & Enforcement Division; Mrs. Anne Bingham, wife of the late Charles Bingham; Deputy Victor Thompson, SRO Award Finalist and BSO School Resource Deputy for Collins Elementary and Dania Elementary Schools; and Mr. James Notter, Broward County School Superintendent.

Photo by Broward Sheriff’s Office

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