The Prescott Valley Police Department has officially sworn in their new mascot, Beary Goodbear. Prescott Valley Police asked kids ages kindergarten through third grade who are Prescott Valley residents to help name the new furry “officer.” The winner of the contest was a kindergartener at Granville Elementary School, named Abigail Smith. Abigail and her family were in attendance as Beary Goodbear was sworn into office by Police Chief Bob Ticer. The new mascot will be present at community events, especially events with children present. For questions regarding Bear Goodbear and his involvement in the community, contact the Prescott Valley Police Department Crime Prevention Unit at (928)-772-9261, extension 5.