Commitment, dedication and hard work describe David Dickson. He is the Safer Communities Coordinator at the Williams Lake RCMP. He has initiated a Business Watch program, the Mounted Citizens on Patrol, increased the volunteer component of Citizens on Patrol and spearheaded the Positive Ticketing Program that rewards young people for being good citizens. The results of these and other of his efforts have greatly contributed to a substantial reduction in the community’s crime statistics. David is also a member of the Board of Governors of Thompson Rivers University, a volunteer Training Supervisor with the Canadian Red Cross and a member of the Emergency Social Service team in Williams Lake.