More Than 120 Teenage Winners of Essay Contest To Be
Assigned Police Duties For A Day
The New York City Police Department and the Police Athletic League will hold
the annual "Police Commissioner For A Day" event on Wednesday, June 4, 2003.
From 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m, more than 120 teenagers will be sworn in to perform
their specific police duties throughout the day.
"Police Commissioner For A Day" is a citywide contest in which teenagers
write essays about programs they would implement to improve the city if they
were the Police Commissioner. This topic of this
year's essay is: "As Police
Commissioner, what proactive measures would you originate to insure positive
relationships between the Police Department and the many cultural and ethnic
groups throughout New York
Brooklyn teenager Martha B. Dua-Awereh won the contest, and will be sworn in
Commissioner for a day. The other winners will be sworn in to
different units, where they will learn about the NYPD at commands in all five
WHAT: NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE TO
"POLICE COMMISSIONER FOR A DAY" EVENT
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2003 AT 10 A.M.
WHERE: 1ST FLOOR AUDITORIUM, ONE POLICE PLAZA