ACCI Asian Pacific Heritage Month Honoree: Rich Saito

Asian Americans for Community Involvement (ACCI) is proud to honor Rich Saito!

Rich is a former San Jose Police officer who tries to live up to the Japanese value “kyoko” or “public service”. Since Rich retired in 2006, he went back to being a Reserve Officer and continues to serve the City of San Jose as a volunteer Peace Officer. As a peace officer, he is a contact person for any public safety questions or concerns. He is constantly serving San Jose’s Japantown through community and cultural work. He is a docent at the Japanese American Museum of San Joseand also donates his time for the City of San Jose’s Office of Emergency Services providing communication services and disaster preparedness education to the local community.

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