Program will help 10 sons and daughters of police officers and staff realize their dreams
 
St. Kitts – May 13, 2015 – The Motorola Solutions Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, awarded 10 new scholarship recipients from its Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP)-Motorola Solutions Scholarship Fund.

The ACCP-Motorola Solutions Foundation Scholarship Program is focused on providing resources for students to continue their college or university studies. The program is making it possible for students who would otherwise not have the necessary resources to pursue an education.

Children of current police officers and police support staff will be able to use scholarship to continue their education in engineering, communications, marketing, finance, industrial engineering, human resource management, criminology or forensic science. These areas of study are essential to the successful day-to-day operations of police organizations and communities in general.

The ACCP and Motorola Solutions Foundation have worked together to promote public safety in the 24 countries in the program, as well as support youth and community development programs.
 
KEY FACTS:
  • The ACCP and the Motorola Solutions Foundation have worked together to assist police departments in each of the 24-member countries to support youth and community development programs. 
  • The winners will be able to continue their education at certified colleges or universities, either within the Caribbean region or at colleges or universities that are associated with the member countries in the Caribbean such as the United Kingdom, Canada or the United States. 
  • The program has granted a total of 65 scholarships since its inception eight years ago.
  • The staff of the ACCP reviews all applications for scholarships and makes decisions on which students receive support.
SUPPORTING QUOTES

David Baines, commissioner of the Cayman Islands and president of ACCP
“Over the years, we have seen how the ACCP-Motorola Scholarship Fund program has helped the children of our police officers gain better access to a college education. The Motorola Solutions Foundation's support to the scholarship program year after year confirms its commitment with our future generations”.

Matthew Blakely, director of the Motorola Solutions Foundation
“Education is one of the key pillars on which Motorola Solutions Foundation focuses it support. This ACCP-Motorola Scholarship Fund program is aligned to our aim on education which is support programs that prepare workforce of tomorrow”.
 
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About Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP)
The ACCP was formed in 1987 and currently consists of Police Commissioners from 24 Caribbean Countries. The Association’s Mission is to be the major regional organization to foster and facilitate collaboration and co-operation in the development and implementation of policing strategies, systems and procedures in the region; the development of professional and technical skills of police officers throughout the region; and the deployment of proactive measures to prevent crime and improve police community relations. For more information about the ACCP, please visit http://www.accpolice.org/.

About Motorola Solutions Foundation
The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships and fostering innovation. The Motorola Solutions Foundation focuses its funding on public safety, disaster relief, employee programs and education, especially science, technology, engineering and math programming. For more information on Motorola Solutions Corporate and Foundation giving, visit www.motorolasolutions.com/giving

About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) creates innovative, mission-critical communication solutions and services that help public safety and commercial customers build safer cities and thriving communities. For ongoing news, visit www.motorolasolutions.com/newsroom or subscribe to a news feed.
 
Press Contact:
 
Gina Paola Acosta N.
Communications Manager for Latin America
Motorola Solutions
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M: +57 3108806688
E: gina.acosta@motorolasolutions.com

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