A Chicago police officer started a program to mentor and guide the city’s youth

CHICAGO (WLS) — January is National Mentoring Month, celebrating mentors around the world whose wisdom, guidance and positivity have made a difference in the lives of young people. The goal of mentoring is near and dear to Kenneth Griffin, a youth officer for the Chicago Police Department’s 5th District. It was “no matter what” that … Read more

‘I’ll keep building Englewood’: CPD officer plants seeds of hope for kids in community.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Only on 2. A Chicago police officer is planting the seed to give kids something healthy to do after school. The idea came after Whole Foods. Englewood closed its doors last year. CBS 2’s Sharda Gray shows us how he takes steps to change the neighborhood and children’s lives. “Roasted parsley, growing … Read more