Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Puscher said that his dream was to become a part of law enforcement.
is a man who takes his
job very seriously and treats it with determi- nation and respect.
last name, Puscher
is not a pushy person at all.
has been a part of the Sebastian Police Department
for the past 18 years.
Photo Caption Capt. David Puscher is an 18-year veteran of the Sebastian Police Department.
has two children, Kelly and David Jr., one of whom is a D.A.R.E. officer with the Vero Beach Police Department
Officer Puscher said that his fa- ther always "Gave him the tools to want to do my best.
Those tools, he
said, included honesty, loyalty and a never-give-up, never-say-die attitude that was in- stilled in him from a young age.
said that it wasn't the fact that his
father was a cop that swayed his
decision to be- come a police officer.
"It was the values that I had passed down to me, and my want to help the community," he
"I was always taught to give back to the community.
I just think that this is my way of giving back to the com- munity.
Being a pollice officer is more than flashing lights, cops and rob- bers.
Being an officer of the law is doing your duty every day.
has demon- strated that he
is not a boss who sits behind his
desk and dictates orders to his
Police are asking the same ques- tions and Police Capt. David Puscher said.
said there may hive been a vindictive reason behind the incident.
"It sounds like it's mali- cious.
I don't know if it's a vendetta.
Officers are still investigating the incident, Puscher
said, and they have no leads so far.
said it could have been juveniles that committed the damage during a vandalism spree.