Maywood Police Prep Area Students for Bright Futures Beyond Middle School

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 || By Shanel Romain  Amaya Connor, a Maywood 7th grader, was one of the more than 100 5th through 8th grade students who participated in the Maywood Police Department’s Juvenile Assistance Grant (JAG) academic program. The program, which ran from Jan. 4 to June 30 — with the last week comprising an 8-day academic boot camp — exposed kids to chess, … Continue reading Maywood Police Prep Area Students for Bright Futures Beyond Middle School

Maywood Police Show Students That Cops Are People, Too

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 || By Michael Romain MAYWOOD || “I used to think the police were pretty much out to get us just so they can get their money,” said Justin Young, 14. That’s before he met Maywood police officers David Gude and Detective Lawrence Connor through an afterschool tutoring and mentoring program held weekdays at Irving Middle School, 805 S. 17th Avenue. The … Continue reading Maywood Police Show Students That Cops Are People, Too