New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2003-058

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 058
Tuesday, June 3, 2003



New York City Police Department And Police Athletic League To Hold "Police Commissioner For A Day" Event On June 4

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
City?"

Brooklyn teenager Martha B. Dua-Awereh won the contest, and will be sworn in as Police
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 boroughs.

WHAT: NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE TO
HOLD "POLICE COMMISSIONER FOR A DAY" EVENT

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2003 AT 10 A.M.

WHERE: 1ST FLOOR AUDITORIUM, ONE POLICE PLAZA



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