From left, Sarah Hellum, program coordinator for the Artesia Drug & Crime Coalition; New Mexico State Representative Cathrynn Brown; Cpl. Kendall Richardson and Cpl. Esteban Sepulveda of the Artesia Police Department’s Community Policing Unit; LTJG Harry Bailey, NSCC, Commanding Officer for the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps’ Pecos Valley Ironclad Battalion; Matthew Rael, director of Eddy County’s Children, Youth and Families Department; Nancy Husselman, manager of the Artesia Drug & Crime Coalition; New Mexico State Representative Bill Gray; Chief Don Raley of the APD; Community Service Officer Sarah Bassett; Artesia City Councilor Nora Sanchez; Debbie Bell of Milestones Wellness Center; New Mexico State Senate Pro Tempore Tim Jennings; Zach Riley, Congressional staffer for Congressman Steve Pearce; John Ross Null, assistant superintendent of the Artesia Public Schools; and Artesia City Councilor Jose Luis Aguilar stand behind 7024U Outreach Center’s new sign in front of the former police station at 702 W. Chisum Ave. Thursday morning.
Rob Larson – Daily Press