Southfield (CW50) – Our city’s youth is one of the most important areas of the community as they are the future of the city.
Detroit Police Athletic League was started to dedicate resources to athletic, academic, and leadership programs. These programs give children an opportunity to learn through athletics and develop the confidence and motivation to go far in life.5-Year-Old Injured In Eastpointe Accidental Shooting; Gun Safety Instructor Says Lock Up Your Guns
What makes Detroit PAL unique from other youth programs is the volunteers and mentors in the development programs are police officers.
The main location of their athletic programs is The Corner Ballpark. The athletic programs include baseball, basketball, cheer, football, golf, hockey, soccer, softball, t-ball, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.READ MORE: Ballot Initiative To Strike Detroit's Adult-Use Ordinance Rejected, Opponents Continue To Fight
Fred Hunter, Acting CEO of Detroit PAL, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the various programs at Detroit PAL and how they help the area’s youth find their greatness.MORE NEWS: 5-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Self In Foot At Eastpointe Home
Watch Community Connect, Saturday at 7am on CW50