Officer Dennis Gladwell — Greenbay, Wisconsin

Officer Dennis Gladwell of the DePere Police Department was the police liaison officer of Foxview Intermediate and Westwood Elementary School. Throughout his 20 years of SRO experience, and being a victim of bullying himself, he found the Purple Hands Pledge® to be a “perfect fit” for the two schools in the Unified School District of DePere. Officer Gladwell dealt first hand with the severity of bullying as a child. He would get called “Dumbo” due to his ear size. The bullying got so bad, that his family scrounged