On October 11, Huntington Beach Police Department’s (HBPD) longtime School Resource Officer, Derek Young, was recognized with the Excellence in Disaster Preparedness from the American Red Cross.  Officer Young is responsible for the Huntington Beach Safe Schools Coalition — an organization of all Huntington Beach and some surrounding schools that promotes and school safety and collaboration.  He was nominated for this recognition by Fountain Valley High School (FVHS) Assistant Principal, Marc Trocchio (pictured below left).

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