GJPD Sergeant named Kiwanis Club citizen of the year

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Sergeant Derek Rosales has been named Grand Junction’s citizen of the year by the Kiwanis Club.

The Kiwanis club honored Rosales for his 20 years of dedication to the Grand Junction Police Department and his positive influence on kids in the community.

Rosales is a football coach in his free time and is also a participant in programs like Shop With a Cop.

Those at the event said Rosales was very involved in the lives of his players, going so far as to send homework with them, and email their teachers.

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