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Are your kids using drugs? Part 2

August 23, 2014   •  By Dennis Beaver

Narcotics Officer Frank Martinez of the Hanford Police Department is a soft-spoken, easy-to-like guy, revealing a passion for his job and profound desire to “just help, to make my community a better place.”

Blessed with a rich vocabulary used as an artist’s pallet, when speaking to kids and young adult drug users, he paints a picture of where they are headed.

“I have been in this job long enough to see the path you are taking and where you are going to end up. You are going to end up dead or in jail for a really long time, deprived of all the nice amenities you have on the outside. You will definitely experience things that you do not want to experience, things that I have seen that you do not want to ever see.”…click here to read more