Street Beat: Gun Safety and Active Shooter Situations
This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks at gun safety, active shooter situations, and staying safe at home. First Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard explains the best ways to prepare for and react to unpredictable acts of terrorism. Next, Oakland County Sheriff Department Deputy Milt Williams, the 2016 NRA law enforcement firearms instructor of the year, shows Carter basic gun safety techniques. Then, Officer John Julian of the Troy Police Department, explains what their officers are doing to respond better to an active shooter situations. Finally, Joann Moss, Kohl’s Injury Prevention Coordinator for Children’s Hospital of Michigan, explains what parents and caregivers can do to reduce the growing number of preventable childhood injuries.
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Street Beat: Gun Safety and Active Shooter SituationsThis week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks at gun safety, active shooter situations, and staying safe at home. First Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard explains the best ways to prepare for and react to unpredictable acts of terrorism. Next, Oakland County Sheriff Department Deputy Milt Williams, the 2016 NRA law enforcement firearms instructor of the year, shows Carter basic gun safety techniques. Then, Officer John Julian of the Troy Police Department, explains what their officers are doing to respond better to an active shooter situations. Finally, Joann Moss, Kohl’s Injury Prevention Coordinator for Children’s Hospital of Michigan, explains what parents and caregivers can do to reduce the growing number of preventable childhood injuries.
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Street Beat: Mentoring YouthThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani talks with mentoring organizations that are dedicated to helping improve the lives of youth. Suits of Success founders, Andrei Nichols and Kyle McMurty, talk about their organization’s mission of enhancing the minds of young men. Dalton Roberson, Jr, Chief Operating Officer of VIP Mentoring, and Kimberly Perry, Chief Program Officer of VIP Mentoring share how their organization is mentoring youth in the Wayne County area. Naomi Smith, the Lead Ambassador for Pretty Brown Girls, discusses the positive impact their organization is having across college campuses. Carles Whitlow, founder of I Am S.O.N.G. shares how they are impacting youth through the performing arts.

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