How Virginia Beach, Va., Is Changing Police Training To Deal With Youth

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Deputy Police Chief Bill Dean of Virginia Beach, Va., tells officers that if you understand the developing and sometimes volatile teen brain, it will make you a better cop. He also says police can make communities safer without being seen as mere law enforcers.

Dean asks a roomful of veteran officers, "Do we have the opportunity to intervene differently?" The same question is being asked in cities such as Cleveland, where violence has spiked in recent years, and where young . . .

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