Video: Ohio officer’s charitable work highlighted in 'Dirty Jobs' star’s new show

Officer Lamar Sharpe runs a nonprofit that provides role models to the inner city youth of Canton, Ohio


By PoliceOne Staff

CANTON, Ohio — An Ohio officer was profiled in Mike Rowe’s new show for his charitable work and relationship with the community he serves.

In the latest episode of the show, Rowe visits Canton Officer Lamar Sharpe, who runs a nonprofit called “Be a Better Me Foundation.” The nonprofit provides role models to the inner city youth of Canton, Ohio.

Rowe and his crew spent the day riding along with Sharpe as they visited the community, discussed Sharpe’s upbringing and how he works to build relationships with the community members he serves, WEWS-TV reported.

The half-hour program highlights hometown heroes who give back to their community. Rowe, who formerly hosted Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” then gives back to the hometown heroes to help fulfill their missions.

You can watch the full episode below:

 
To Serve And Protect

Mike and the team swing into to Canton Ohio, home of the football hall of fame, to get to know Officer LaMar Sharpe and the "Be a Better Me Foundation" a movement that encourages and empowers inner city youth by providing access to positive role models.

Posted by Returning The Favor on Monday, July 23, 2018

 

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