On Friday, December 1st, 2023 the New Jersey Latino American Trooper Society hosted their 10 Year Anniversary Latin Gala. During this event, NJLATS members, community leaders, and members of law enforcement came together for a night full of dancing and food for a good cause.
Each year, Community Service Awards are given to community leaders who have made a significant positive impact. This year we were proud to announce the below award winners:
- Julian Castellanos Community Service Award North – Sgt. Steve Gardenier #7301
- Julian Castellanos Community Service Central – SFC Pat Hoarle #5833
- Julian Castellanos Community Service South – Trooper Kathia Alvarez #8386
- NJLATS Member of the Year – SFC Carlos Mesa #7233
- Military Community Service Award – SFC Jesse De La Cruz – NJ National Guard
- NJLATS Civilian Member of the Year – Kristin M. Negron
The annual Latin Gala raises necessary funds to continue NJLATS community outreach initiatives including food drives, sports clinics, and disaster relief.
Thank you to all attendees, New Jersey State Police command staff, sponsors and supporters for helping to make the night special!
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