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NCJ Number: 78267 Find in a Library
Title: Beat Goes On
Corporate Author: Target Film Productions
United States of America
Project Director: R Powers
Date Published: Unknown
Sponsoring Agency: Target Film Productions
New York, NY 10016
Format: Film
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This film accents law enforcement opportunities for economically disadvantaged youth as it describes the development and operations of the First National Police Academy.
Abstract: Film highlights include an interview with a minority youth who is trying to decide whether or not to undertake the training; a class discussion concerning police use of deadly force; and an overview of life at the academy which includes instruction in such varied fields as typing, radio communications, and behavioral science; recreational activities such as baseball; and informal peer-group discussions. A senior police officer is shown speaking on the need for more minority youth in law enforcement who can help in improving police-community relations. The film also notes that the academy's 1-year program enables participants to earn equivalent credits towards a high school diploma and, in some instances, college scholarships.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Films; Minority recruitment; Police academy; Police recruits
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. This is a 16mm black and white film. It is 30 minutes in length. Sponsored by National Police Conference on PAL and youth activities.
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