First responders honored at new event

Citizen Potawatomi Nation honored first responders with its inaugural First Responders Appreciation Day. Security Training Officer Tommy Bowen said each of the responders who attended went home with about two prizes each — either from drawings or playing games such as football toss and basketball.

Personnel support Tribal, community safety

As part of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Police Department, supervisor Katlyn Fry and dispatcher Joan Nevin are part of a team that keeps both the community surrounding CPN and law enforcement safe. They are also charged with coordinating communication among Pottawatomie County’s numerous law enforcement professionals, from police departments to sheriff’s deputies to ambulance service.