S1 Episode 2: Investment is Important
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In the second episode of Aftermath Philadelphia, Captain Gillespie talks with Captain Scott Drissel of the 12th District and their boss Inspector Derrick Wood, Commanding Officer of Southwest Police Division. They discuss the trauma that both officers and residents face when dealing with gun violence on a daily basis, along with holistic approaches to lowering violent crime. Their conversation highlights successful programs initiated by police officers which includes; a basketball and boxing clinic, a GED program, and mentoring programs for the youth. While also discussing the importance of investment in the communities that they serve. Finally, they review the value in getting involved in your community and how involvement can be a catalysts for change.  

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