Geneva police officer Raul Arroyo always there for students

When Geneva 2030 — formerly 2020 — sought nominations for its first Youth Advocate of the Year Award, it was looking for someone making a positive impact on Geneva’s children.

It found one in School Resource Officer Raul Arroyo, who was nominated for the award by his department.

Arroyo was given the inaugural honor during Geneva 2030’s annual breakfast Oct. 23 at Club 86 in Geneva.

His boss, Police Chief Mike Passalacqua, said Arroyo — a school resource officer for seven years — is deserving of the honor.

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