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Wolf Honored for Volunteer Service by Points of Light

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Ross Wolf, associate dean for academic affairs and technology and associate professor of criminal justice, is the recipient of today's Points of Light Award, an international honor that recognizes volunteer service.

Wolf received the honor from Points of Light, a nonprofit organization founded by President George H. W. Bush in 1990. Each day, the organization bestows the Points of Light Award to an indivdual who has found innovative ways to meet community needs.  

Today's award recognizes Wolf's long-term service to the community as a volunteer with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Points of Light honors Wolf with a profile on its website that includes the following passages:

During his 19 years of service in Orange County, Florida, Dr. Ross Wolf has annually engaged nearly 100 sworn volunteer law enforcement officers that collectively provide more than 25,000 hours of volunteer time for a variety of community functions, including fundraising events and parades, patrol and law enforcement functions, and other special assignments like disaster preparedness.

Dr. Wolf has carried his enthusiasm for law enforcement to the University of Central Florida, where he is Associate Dean in the College of Health and Public Affairs and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice in the Department of Criminal Justice. His experience with community issues related to law enforcement has taken him to international police agencies, where he offers guidance to help others abroad to enhance their reserve programs.

To read his complete profile, see Dr. Ross Wolf, Award Number: 5304, September 12, 2014.


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