Yonkers Police Youth Coalition

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Yonkers Police Youth Coalition 

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Police Commissioner Charles Gardner and YMCA CEO Shawn Patterson-Howard joined dozens of students at Yonkers Middle High School to launch a new initiative aimed to improve relationships between the Yonkers Police Department (YPD) and the community they serve, particularly young adults.

The Yonkers Police Youth Coalition, which is led and run by local Yonkers youth in partnership with the YPD, will help create an ongoing, open dialogue between young people and Police Officers through regular, informal meetings and outings. The Coalition will also encourage young people in the City to be more proactive in developing and maintaining long-term relationships with Police Officers in their neighborhoods.

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Yonkers Police Youth Coalition Announcement 

Join the Coalition

Membership in the Yonkers Police Youth Coalition is open to all Yonkers residents ages 14 to 18.

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Next Meeting

January 14, 2016 at 6:00 pm


Yonkers YMCA
17 Riverdale Avenue