Teens Volunteer to Help with Police Training

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — Trauma comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s not always obvious – and comes from things like emotional abuse and the circumstances behind the problems. Often the best way to understand those who are different from us is to get to know them.

In this case, five 17-year-olds from the Boys and Girls Club volunteered to help the room full of professionals – police officers and probation officers – see their perspective.

“A local drug store – you’ve got a bunch of kids hanging out front and the shop keeper wants them out of the front door area,” trainer David Walker tells officers.

 

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