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Retired Tinley Park Sgt. Sam Shervino (left) stands next to his nephew Bob Shervino (center), who was awarded Illinois DARE Officer of the Year, and Robert’s brother, Officer Steve Shervino (right) from the Plainfield Police Department. Photo submitted
Will O’Brien, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CDT July 9, 2019
Tinley Park police officer Bob Shervino has always had two passions: police work and teaching. He’s combined the interests to great effect as a long-time DARE program instructor. So much so, that in June, he was selected among more than 100 candidates as the Illinois DARE Officer of the Year.