I was recently discussing police actions with a friend and I mentioned my time at the Philadelphia Police Academy.
In 1994 I was asked by the editor of The South Philadelphia Review if I would like to be the first reporter to attend the Philadelphia Police Department's new Civilian Police Academy.
The editor wanted me to attend the academy course and write a series of articles on police training and operations for the weekly newspaper. I agreed.
Below is the piece:
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