B.A.S in Blue: Introducing the Police Corps

Introducing the Police Corps

According to the FBI, a crime is committed every two seconds in the U.S. In the past five years, the number of violent crimes has increased by more than 20%. Nearly one-third of all households were victimized by violence or theft in 1982. Yet while the crime situation has worsened, budgetary pressures have caused most large cities to reduce the numbers of their police officers.

Enter the Police Corps. The brain child of Adam Walinsky, a onetime aide to Senator Robert F. Kennedy, the program seeks to combine the...

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