Police and teens in Jenkintown looking to better understand each other

    Leave it to teenagers to assume they’re in trouble. In an effort to tell Jenkintown High School teens that cops aren’t out to get them, Police Chief Albert DiValentino and Mayor Ed Foley attended a student council meeting last week where the teenagers could ask questions of the cops.

    Among the suggestions from students were to have cops stop by high school sporting events to show the teens the police have a general interest their lives and aren’t just out to get them in trouble. It was all in the name of community, reports the Glenside News Globe Times Chronicle — a way to for students to see police as allies, not bad guys.

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