Farewell for Neighbourhood Hero
By: Matt McCrorie Waimea Weekly Marty Price always wanted to be a cop. He practically grew up in a police station. “In a good way,” he assures me. Marty’s mum worked in a police station for 23 years when he was growing up, and he said that it gave him the chance to see firsthand the positive work that the police do. "I’ve always had high regard for the police. I wanted to be a cop, but an injury prevented that." So, after emigrating from Ireland, he found the next best thing.