Upper Darby says last week’s ‘Don’t Get Angry’ Day was a success

    Upper Darby took a different approach to anger last week, as Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood, Mayor Thomas Micozzie and Chief Administrative Officer Thomas Judge spent Thursday promoting “Don’t Get Angry Day” to motorists.

    Micozzie tells the Delco Daily Times the day is being considered a success, and motorists were mostly positive when they stopped at State Road and West Chester Pike only to be greeted by someone handing them a flier.

     

    The idea was to encourage people to not react in anger, instead taking deep breaths and counting to 10 — it’s the township’s response to the high number of anger-related police calls.

    In all, the trio spent an hour at the intersection and reached 2,000 motorists.

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