Young people, police exchange ideas, high-fives

Philly.com covered the June 3 Securing Our Future event with the article, “Young people, police exchange ideas, high-fives”


“Melissa Alvarez enjoys it when police officers behave like pals.

“This officer just took a selfie with me, the other greeted us with high-fives,” said the 17-year-old Frankford resident, who is also president of the Philadelphia Youth Commission. “I want to see more officers like that!”

Alvarez was one of several panelists at “Securing our Future,” a meeting on community policing yesterday in City Hall organized by several groups including the Police Advisory Commission, the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations and the mayor’s office.”

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