York Regional Police Recognize Youth in Emergency Services — AURORA
The York Regional Police (YRP) hosted a youth recognition event on Jan. 12, 2015, at its headquarters in Aurora, honouring various young people from across the region who have helped local emergency services thrive. Lovejeet Bhattie was recognized by Toronto Police as a successful alumnus of the force’s Youth in Policing Initiative. Newmarket’s Cody Kaslove received recognition upon recommendation from the YRP’s Community Safety Village, while Chris Thind, nominated by Toronto Paramedics, was recognized for his outstanding achievements as a member of 1st Downsview Medical Venturers. Also included in the ceremony was a special award of bravery, presented to six-year-old Arjunpal Khattra from Markham, who on Nov. 9, 2014, demonstrated bravery by getting help for his father who had fallen and was trapped in a 25-foot-deep well.