September 23, 2023

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Denver youth group works with police for blunt message on school violence

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DENVER (KDVR) — Students are partnering with police, going in together for a stark anti-violence billboard on Colfax and Franklin.

“We really were encouraged by the fact that this really was a youth-led effort to erect this billboard, so we were happy to be a part of it,” Denver Police Chief Ron Thomas said.

He said the message empowers students who want to share their plight: calling for an end to violence in schools.

“I identified a way to get their message out,” Thomas said. “I think this billboard speaks directly to that.”

The Denver Police Department shared the $6,000 tab on a billboard with the Office of the Independent Monitor’s youth outreach effort, a group called the Denver…

Rogelio Mares

2023-05-31 22:50:55

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