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Peter and Mike Schwartz

Retired and Entrepreneur

They are friends of Tom Campion (leader of SSN). They’ve been here since day one with friends in the police department. Both love helping create a relationship between cops and their neighborhoods.

Peter and Mike Schwartz

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Dorthy Leitner


Her husband is a retired fireman and also volunteers — one reason why she loves volunteering. She also likes volunteering because it makes her feel good and loves to give back to the communities in need.

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Roger Wisley


His wife has been volunteering for years and wanted to get into it. He is a big supporter of the police and all they do. As a Saint Paul resident, he wants to give back to the community and keep it a safe a friendly place to live.


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John Bolger

Worked in law enforcement entire life

Also worked at The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for many years. Now he works three days a week at a food shelter in Stillwater. Loves to volunteer!

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Dave Cossetta (left)

Owner of Cossetta’s

He has been volunteering from the start of SSN. Went to school in Saint Paul and is still a strong supporter of all things Saint Paul. Has friends on the Saint Paul Police Foundation board and likes to volunteer whenever he can for his community.

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Sister Cathleen

Sister Judy

School sister of the Church of Notre Dame

They have worked in the Saint Paul community for 20+ years and love volunteering for events that support the neighborhood.

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Bob Stupka

CEO of Davannis

He has been a mainstay from the very beginning of SSN and has supplied Davannis buns for years. His wife Dianne comes to help out often as well. Graduated from Cretin and is an accountant by trade. His son Andy is in the Special Forces Unit and has worked with SSN for 2 years now.


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Snap Leitner (right)

Retired Fireman Captain

He runs a volunteer group called West 7th Boys Club that does a lot of charity work.
He coached baseball at Cretin for 26 years.

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Peter J. Orput

Washington County Attorney

Peter J. Orput is the Washington County Attorney and has been one of the original volunteers with Safe Summer Nights initiative since 2014 and serves on the Board of Directors. His professional career includes positions as the assistant Hennepin County attorney assigned to the violent crimes unit. He was formerly the director of Policy and Legal Services for the Minnesota Department of Corrections. There, he supervised parole hearing officers in the Hearings and Release Unit as well as oversaw the department’s records, policies and contracts and legal services sections. Pete also served as general counsel to the commissioner of corrections.Prior to his position with the Department of Corrections Peter was the former deputy attorney general in charge of the Public Protection Section of the Minnesota Attorney General’s office. In that capacity, he oversaw the criminal prosecution, criminal appeals, predatory offender and public safety divisions. As deputy attorney general, Peter directed 48 prosecutors and staff in providing assistance to county attorneys throughout the state. Read More… 

Kevin Moore

Kevin Moore

Served 32 years as a Saint Paul police officer

Kevin has been a volunteer ever since the Safe Summer Nights program started. He grew up in Saint Paul and loves giving back to this great city and its people.