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During lesson on handling police encounters, Baltimore youths suggest it's cops who need the training

During lesson on handling police encounters, Baltimore youths suggest it's cops who need the training

Supervisory Special Agent William Borden III wasn’t long into his presentation on how kids can better interact with police officers when one of the Baltimore youth leaders before him raised her hand with a question.

“Since this kind of stems from police misconduct, are police officers being told how to interact with us?” asked Monae Epps, a 16-year-old junior at Baltimore City College.

Borden, a member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement, or NOBLE, said police officers are taught how to interact with the public during their police academy training, but Epps wasn’t satisfied.

“What I’m saying is, as police misconduct has become more prevalent, have...

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