Incident: Officer Walt Candelari receives state crime
Incident: July 25 - 28, 2017
Candelari recently received the 2017 Texas Crime Prevention Association’s Media
Award for Print Media. Officer Candelari was recognized with the award
at the 2017 TCPA Summer Conference held in Rockwall, Texas. Walt was
recognized for his commitment to crime prevention and educating the public on
current frauds and scams, as well as tips for preventing crimes.
For nearly three years, Walt has written a weekly crime prevention column for
the Galveston County Daily News and The Post Newspaper.
Walt has been
a police officer in Galveston County for the past 45 years. For the
last ten years, he has been with Dickinson Police Department assigned to the
Community Policing Division. Walt can often be found at community
organizations delivering presentations on making homes and neighborhoods safer
by educating citizens on crime trends and prevention strategies.
Capt. Melvin Mason (L) congratulates Officer Walt Candelari (R).
Criminal Investigation Division
Sergeant / Public Information Officer
Dickinson Police Department