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South Whitehall Police Officer Keith Heffelfinger Retires

D.A.R.E. Officer Keith Heffelfinger had served in the South Whitehall police department since 1985.

 

South Whitehall Commissioners and Police Chief Tom Toth gave a warm send-off Wednesday night to Officer Keith A. Heffelfinger, who retired from the police force after 27 years.

Heffelfinger, 58, had joined the department in August 1985. He served as a patrol officer until being assigned to Youth Services in 1990.

He received certification as a D.A.R.E officer in 1997, providing instruction to the Parkland School District and private school students. (One of those students, 11-year-old Cheyanne Solt, won a Civilian Service award earlier this year when she called 9-1-1 as an intoxicated man stumbled into her home. for teaching Solt through D.A.R.E. how to handle herself in an emergency.)

Heffelfinger had begun his career in law enforcement as a patrol officer for Coopersburg, serving there from 1979 to 1985.

Lori loch September 07, 2012 at 01:23 AM
Keith will be missed be was always very friendly and tryed to answers your questions.always willing to help. Hope you have a great retirement and enjoy watching your son play ball.thank you for everything you did for our children. In the dare program.Our children are a little zmarter because of you. Thank you so much. LORI SCHNECKSVILLE

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