Anderson residents invited to enjoy “Coffee with the Chief”

ANDERSON — As part of City of Anderson Police Department’s “commitment to the community and efforts to improve the quality of life through service and professionalism,” Anderson Police Chief Michael Johnson has invited all area residents to join him and other Department and City officials at the next planned “Coffee with the Chief.”


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According to organizers, Coffee with the Chief “is meant to be an informal opportunity for the general public to meet with Chief Johnson and engage in transparent dialect for the good of the City.”

Anderson Police Chief Michael L. Johnson has invited all area residents to join him at next Tuesday’s Coffee with the Chief.

During the monthly gatherings, attendees are encouraged “to exchange information, express concerns, and explore ideas to enhance our community,” according to the event’s Facebook release.

At next week’s gathering, Chief Johnson will be providing informational updates about the Department, personnel assignments, and projects aimed at protecting “our North State way of life,” organizers explained.

The next event, which happens monthly, is scheduled to take place Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 7:30 a.m., at Vittles Family Restaurant, at 2385 North Street, in Anderson. For more information contact Anderson PD at (530) 378-6600, or visit them on Facebook.

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Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 28 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 15 – but soon to be 16 – grandchildren.

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