Corporal Lay Joins National Podcast Launched by L.E.A.D. to Share His Impact on Students by Teaching Risks of Drugs and Violence
ALLENTOWN, NJ, Feb. 16 2022 – Anderson County Corporal Kim Lay is a featured guest on the inaugural episode of “A Police Officer You Should Know With Joe Piscopo.” The podcast series, hosted by Joe Piscopo, will each month highlight officers across the country teaching the Law Enforcement Against Drugs & Violence (L.E.A.D.) curriculum on the dangers of drugs, alcohol and violence.
Corporal Lay teaches the L.E.A.D. program, which emphasizes the value of drug and violence prevention, to fifth-grade students in Anderson County. She discusses her experience doing so, which is strengthening her relationship with children in school as well as with the Anderson County community.
L.E.A.D. provides services “on the street” and “in the classroom” as it brings communities and police forces closer together. The “in the classroom” program is taught by 3000 trained instructors in 42 states. L.E.A.D. has the only proven effective, law enforcement-focused anti–drug, anti–violence curriculum for K-12 students in the U.S. The L.E.A.D. curriculum is taught over the course of a 10-week program to educate youth on how they can make smart decisions without the involvement of drugs or violence.
“A Police Officer You Should Know with Joe Piscopo” is available on Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts and Spotify, and also through Alexa and Google smart speakers. Please visit https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/728490de-f235-4800-b054-1e2ece77b822/a-police-officer-you-should-know-with-joe-piscopo.
L.E.A.D. provides the leadership, resources and management to ensure law enforcement agencies have the means to partner with educators, community leaders, and families. L.E.A.D. succeeds by providing proven and effective programs to deter youth and adults from drug use, drug related crimes, bullying and violence. L.E.A.D. is committed to reinforcing the mutual respect, goodwill and relations between law enforcement and their communities. For more information, visit https://www.leadrugs.org/.