A pair of annual community outreach events hosted by the Yankton Police Department have been canceled this year.
The Yankton Battle of the Badges basketball game between the Yankton Police Department and the Yankton Fire Department has been canceled. Yankton Police Corporal Brad Parker says out of caution, they had to make the tough decision to cancel the events…
Parker adds that the Yankton citizens police academy has also been canceled. The highly anticipated annual academy includes lessons about patrol procedures, 911 communications, narcotics and police dogs.
Parker is hopeful the events will return in 2023.