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thousands of people to Livingston annually and include parades, fireworks, colorful pageantry, and complimentary Indian food and beverages. The Livingston Police Department have two full-time Sikh police officers who are able share many of the cultural practices of Sikhism with other department members to allow for a better understanding and at the same time, enhance community relationships. Our Sikh officers, Wapinder Kang and Kamalpreet Gill, are both able to respond to calls involving members of the Sikh community and speak Punjabi and other native languages to quickly and effectively resolve any issue or concern that may arise. They are the true ombudsman of the department who also resourcefully educate our work force on their religion and culture and in the end, help our department be the best it can be in collaborating with the Indian community.  ■ “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – President John Quincy Adams Police departments serve others and LCW is honored to serve you. At LCW we are not solely lawyers. We are your trusted partners, helping you avoid legal problems and navigate issues. Police Departments serve and protect others, and we are honored to assist in all areas, including: Employment Law, POBR, Litigation, Labor Relations, Negotiations, Discipline, Investigations, Pitchess Motions, Retirement, Use of Force Issues, Preventative Training. To learn how we can help your department visit: We’re here to protect what matters most to you. Call 1-855-346-9133 Visit Contact a local Nationwide agent Products underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Affiliated Companies. Home Office: Columbus, OH 43215. Subject to underwriting guidelines, review, and approval. Products and discounts not available to all persons in all states. Nationwide and the Nationwide N and Eagle are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. © 2017 Nationwide AFR-0459AO.1 (09/16) 4989242 SPRING 2017 | California Police Chief 29