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Great Kids, Great Cops: How Sports Can Change a Community

In this first episode of the On the Whistle podcast, I talk with Jeff Hood, Chief Executive Officer at National Association of Police Athletic/Activities Leagues, Inc.

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If it don’t bleed, it don’t lead.

Media outlets depict the worst of modern society. They can find the time to cover riots, but they ignore all the positive things taking place.

Like the great work of the Police Athletic Leagues.

In this first episode of the On the Whistle podcast, I talk with Jeff Hood, Chief Executive Officer at National Association of Police Athletic/Activities Leagues, Inc.

We discussed:

  • Jeff’s background as a basketball player
  • How PAL builds relationships among kids, cops, and communities.
  • What modern kids need
  • How PAL measures success
  • …And the real value of coaches and mentors in communities.
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