EVENT: Police Leadership Program Graduation Ceremony

WHO: Mayor Thomas Menino; Police Commissioner Edward Davis; 22 youth and their families.

WHAT: Twenty-two high school students participated in the Police Leadership program which ran for the past five months.  This program has been established to teach youth about law enforcement, public safety and criminal justice.  The program met every other Saturday morning from 9-12 and included an overview of the Boston Police Department.  Additionally, the group received tours and had the opportunity to hear about different units/locations within the Department from those working in each unit.  Visits included a tour of Headquarters including the DNA lab, Family Justice Center, Canine Unit, Range, Police Academy and Districts.

Further, the students had the opportunity to hear lectures from police officers, attorneys, judges etc. who all work in public safety.

DATE: April 13, 2010

TIME: 7:00 p.m.