(Aimée Simpierre, at left, speaks with Frederick Watts)
Even Frederick Watts, CEO of The Police Athletic League, has had questionable interactions with the police. But creating positive interactions with the cops is a primary goal of this nonprofit, which runs everything from free after-school programs, summer day camps, summer Playstreets and juvenile justice programs with sports activities as a cornerstone.
So how’s that going when the country is dealing with videotaped footage of black men being fatally shot by the police, demonstrations in the streets and retaliatory shootings of police officers in Dallas and elsewhere? Download our CEO Corner podcast with Frederick Watts to hear the discussion.
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