Amherst Police sergeant educates students about Hispanic heritage
AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – A local police sergeant is using her personal story to educate students about Hispanic Heritage Month.
Sgt. Janet Lopez of the Amherst Police Department was invited to share her experiences as a Latina police officer with 4th and 6th graders in town.
While there, she also read a traditional story shared around Halloween time called: “Día de Los Muertos” or “Day of the Dead,” which celebrates, and honors loved ones who have passed away.
Hispanic Heritage month concludes this Friday.