Rapid relief volunteers feed Sunbury Police officers.

Locals say ‘thanks’ to Sunbury police

Members of Sunbury Police Station didn’t go hungry during a day of canine unit and search and rescue training this week. Volunteers from the Rapid Relief Team (RRT) were on-hand to serve up hot meals and refreshments.

Local RRT team leader Tim Braden says they handed out around 60 hamburgers to hungry officers on Tuesday 6 February, along with fresh fruit, cakes, and chocolate brownies.

“The Rapid Relief Team is delighted to support the Sunbury Police, providing them with a well-deserved break as they completed their training day,” says Braden.

“We owe each of them a debt of gratitude for their role in protecting our communities. Their efforts often go unrecognised, yet they are the first to answer the call in times of need. So, we wanted to show them a small token of our appreciation.”

Sunbury Police Senior Sergeant John Bliss says the team provided a “…fantastic lunch which everyone loved and really appreciated”.

Senior Constable Carroll.
Senior Constable Carroll, ready for lunch… Photos / Supplied.

“Our crew do a tough job, so to have people come in and say ‘thanks’ means a lot to everyone here,” he says.

The RRT is the charitable arm of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church. Established in 2013, RRT has more than 14,500 volunteers around the world who assist communities and emergency services in times of disaster and crisis.