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Friday, February 5, 2010

[IL] "Class aims to make police officers more sensitive and compassionate to their surroundings..."

CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS CAPTURE 'FACES OF POVERTY'
abc7chicago.com
Theresa Gutierrez
Thursday, February 04, 2010
[Excerpts] Some Chicago police officers doubling as photographers have captured images of poverty in the city while they are on the job. Their work is on display in a new exhibit. Fourteen Chicago police officers took 28 photographs depicting poverty and the rarely captured lives of Chicago's homeless population. They are also students in Adler's master in police psychology program. Lt. Patty Casey came up with the idea for the class project... Adler school instructor Frank Gruba McCallister says the class aims to make police officers more sensitive and compassionate to their surroundings... "Taking this class has helped me to become a better police officer for the citizens of Chicago,a better husband to my wife, a better father to my children and an overall better person..." said Sgt. Bill Bradley, Chicago police officer...  [Full article here]

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