Five kids were issued “Did The Right Thing Golden Tickets” by the Vermilion Police Department Marine Patrol Unit when they were found doing the “right thing” by a VPD Officer. The right thing can be anything; wearing a seatbelt, bike helmet, or in this case wearing their life vests.
The Did the Right Thing Program is a program that is sponsored by the Vermilion FOP Lodge #125 and Romp’s Dairy Dock. When Officers have contact with juveniles who are “doing the right thing”, i.e. wearing life vest, bike helmet, seatbelt, or any other thing an Officer thinks is the “right thing”, the Officer can issue these Golden Tickets as a reward. The Golden Ticket can be redeemed at Romp’s Dairy Dock for a free ice cream.
If any boat owner would like a voluntary Vessel Safety Inspection, contact Sgt. Adams or Sgt. Holmes at the VPD or make contact with the VPD Marine Patrol Boat while it is out on Patrol and they will be happy to make those arrangements.