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Youth Police Dialogue Project: Decade Long Effort to Promote Better Relationships

Apr 8, 2016

This week, WXXI News is exploring a more than decade old effort that aims to improve the relationship between Rochester police and city teens.

In 2005, Teen Empowerment designed a program to help Rochester’s inner-city youth and police officers better understand each other and ease their often tense interactions.

Click on the LISTEN link above to hear the second installment of this two-part series, as WXXI's Beth Adams explores the progress and the challenges of Teen Empowerment's Youth-Police Dialogue project.