Economic Mobility: The Race for 2016 was held Jan. 12 - 15 at the Riverfront Conference Center in Yuma.
The Yuma Metropolitan Planning Organization presented Cocopah Director of Planning Paul Soto with a special certificate for his tenure on the YMPO Executive Board.
“These individuals demonstrate our core values..."
Officer Justin Keeling is the first Cocopah Tribal Police Officer in the department’s history to win this award.
Officer Verdugo: “I hope these DARE classes will remain with you for the rest of your life”
“I hope to see a lot of smiles for the children,” Salazar said.
“I’m looking forward to serving the Cocopah Indian Tribe," said Robles.
As it stands, the Cocopah Indian Tribe, the Gila River Indian Community, and ITCA are the only entities thus far to have federally recognized tribal training officers.
Two day celebration kicked off Friday morning