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On Monday, July 18, 2022, Beary Goodbear was officially sworn in as the official mascot for the Prescot Valley Police Department.
A contest had been publicized in the community to name the bear mascot and the winner was Abigail Smith, a kindergartner at Granville Elementary School. Abigail is the daughter of Prescott Valley residents, David & Shirley Smith, and the family was present for the swearing-in by Police Chief Bob Ticer.
Beary Goodbear will be present at a variety of community affairs, especially those with children present. If you have any questions about Beary Goodbear and his involvement in the community, contact the Prescott Valley Police Department Crime Prevention Unit at (928) 772-9261, Extension 5.
Prescott Valley Police Department can be contacted at (928) 772-9267 for non-emergencies, 911 for emergencies. Yavapai Silent witness is 1-800-932-3232.