The P.O.L.I.C.E. (Practice of Leadership Integrity and Character Education) Club is an organization at the high school level available to Wylie ISD students in ninth through 12th grade.The club is sponsored by the Wylie Police Department's School Resource Officers. The organization gives students a better understanding of the law enforcement profession from the local to the federal level. The organization also teaches students the importance of good leadership and character traits. If your child is interested in joining the P.O.L.I.C.E. Club email SRO Michael Stewart.
The main purpose of the organization is to build better student leaders in our schools. This is done by educating the students on what it takes to be a good leader and how they as students have a major role in shaping the atmosphere of their school campus. This organization will get students involved in their schools and in the community. It will allow students to make a difference and change the community they live in and the schools they attend for the better.
Overall, the P.O.L.I.C.E. Club is a great opportunity for students to learn about important issues that are affecting their lives today and will in the future. It gives the students a voice in dealing with the issues in their schools that the students see as problems. It allows the students to form a positive relationship with their School Resource Officers, which in turn, makes for a better and safer school environment for both students and staff members.
Texas School Safety Center Spotlight Award
Student/Peer-Led Groups and/or Programs Winner (2nd Quarter - FY2019)
The Wylie ISD P.O.L.I.C.E. (Practice of Leadership Integrity and Character Education) Club has been recognized by Texas State's Texas School Safety Center’s Spotlight Program. This award recognizes individuals, schools and districts that foster education and learning through safe and secure campuses. Quarterly recipients will be considered for their annual overall awards presented at the Texas School Safety Conference in June 2019. Wylie ISD and Wylie PD won for Student/Peer-Led Groups and Programs. Officer Michael Stewart and Officer Mike Hashimoto run the program.
The Wylie P.O.L.I.C.E. Club holds several events throughout the school year to raise money for worthy causes and people in the community in need of assistance. These events include but are certainly not limited to the following:
- The annual Parents Night Out/Toy Drive to benefit families at Christmas
- The annual Slow Pitch Softball Tournament
- Fundraisers for Fallen Officers
- Fundraisers for the Collin County Child Advocacy Center
- AND LOTS MORE
If you or your company are interested in sponsoring an event or need help with an upcoming event please contact Officer Stewart.
If you would like to make a general donation to the Wylie P.O.L.I.C.E. Club to assist with their continuing efforts to support our community please contact Officer Stewart to learn how.
Wylie Police Association Scholarship
The Wylie Police Association, founded in 2012, is a nonprofit organization whose resolution is to foster a positive relationship between its members and the community they serve. In 2013, the Wylie P.O.L.I.C.E. Club was established and is sponsored by the Wylie Police Department's School Resource Officers. This club is an organization at the high school level available to Wylie ISD students in ninth through 12th grade. These students give up countless hours to work community events and fundraisers throughout the school year in an effort to make our community better. The Wylie Police Association has established a scholarship to recognize a Wylie P.O.L.I.C.E. Club member who has gone above and beyond in their efforts to help other people. The Wylie ISD senior selected to receive this award has shown to be a shining example of character, leadership, intelligence, and hard work.
The 2018 Wylie Police Association Scholarship was given out to three Wylie ISD seniors this year. P.O.L.I.C.E. Club Captain Valerie Korte, P.O.L.I.C.E. Club Lieutenant Carolina Serna and P.O.L.I.C.E. Club member Brianna Elder were the seniors chosen to receive the scholarships.
Valerie has been a member of the P.O.L.I.C.E. Club all four years of high school (WHS) and served as their Captain for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school year. Valerie will be attending the University of North Texas where she will pursue a degree in Criminal Justice.
Carolina has been a member of the P.O.L.I.C.E. Club all four years of high school (WHS) and served as their Lieutenant for the 2017-2018 school year. Carolina will be attending the University of North Dallas where she will pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry as she starts her path to becoming a Doctor.
Brianna has been a member of the P.O.L.I.C.E. Club all four years of high school (WEHS). Brianna will be attending Collin County Community College and then transfering to Tarleton, where she will major in Agriculture Services and Development with the ultimate goal of becomeing an Agriculture Teacher.
P.O.L.I.C.E. Club Events (2018-2019 School Year)
Wylie P.O.L.I.C.E. Club Car wash 2018 Wylie High Homecoming Parade 2018 Group Dynamix Lock-In
2018 National Night Out 2018 Wylie Championship Rodeo 2018 Wylie East Homecoming Parade
2018 Boo on Ballard 2018 "Parents Night Out" Event Christmas Shopping for Adopted kids
To view picture of events from previous years please visit the P.O.L.I.C.E. Club's Flickr page