Presentation on theme: "Teen and Police Service Academy The mission of the T.A.P.S. Academy, is to reduce the social distance between at-risk youth and law enforcement through."— Presentation transcript:
Teen and Police Service Academy The mission of the T.A.P.S. Academy, is to reduce the social distance between at-risk youth and law enforcement through learning, interaction, discussion, and problem solving. PARTNERS
Introduction Assistant Chief Brian Lumpkin East Patrol Command, Houston Police Department. Dr. Everette B. Penn Associate Professor of Criminology, University of Houston Clear lake.
T.A.P.S. Academy Goal Reduce Social Distance Spring 2012/Beechnut Academy 50 Students/1 Academy Class Fall 2012/Beechnut Academy 100 Students/2 Academy Classes Spring 2013/Beechnut/Washington DC 100 Students 2 Academy Classes
PARTNERS UHCL Psychologist Beechnut Academy Washington DC Police High School in DC Web Master TSU University of Maryland
Houston Police Mentors 10 Police Officers per academy class. Overtime for pay. $165,680 will be allocated for HPD OT.
T.A.P.S. Curriculum 15 weeks. 30 classes. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 12:00pm-3:00pm. 2 Saturdays (R.O.P.E.S. and Community Service). Locations: Beechnut Academy, 7055 Beechnut St., Houston, TX/Washington DC High School.
LESSON PLAN 30 minute presentation by subject matter expert. 30 minute discussion with mentors (2 mentors per 10 students). 30 minute group discussion. 1:00pm to 2:30pm.
University of Houston Clear Lake Dr. Everette B. Penn Associate Professor of Criminology, University of Houston Clear Lake.
Continuation Dr. E. Penn University Of Houston Clear Lake Literature review. Parental involvement. UHCL Blackboard. Technical assistance guide book for practitioners.
Beechnut Academy Dr. Reed Principal of Beechnut Academy.
Mentors John J. Henderson Clear Lake Patrol Kendal E. Cobb Airport (IAH) Alvero Vallejo JR. Airport (IAH)
Mentors Markquette J. Batiste South Gessner Patrol Dionne N. Alexander Westside Patrol Julissa Guzman Diaz Clear Lake Patrol
Mentors Noah L. Dancer Northeast Patrol Don M. Vo Northeast Patrol Earl C. Ateberry Northwest Patrol
Mentors Tasharra S. Brown Midwest Patrol Roosevelt T. Johnson North Patrol
Alternate mentors Myra P. Daniels South Gessner Patrol Claudio Cruz JR. North Patrol Mandy Arroyo Central Patrol
Breakdown of Curriculum Week Topic of Class Instructors 1. Opening Asst. Chief Lumpkin What is policing? Asst. Chief Lumpkin 2. Why crime occurs? Asst. Chief Lumpkin Crime in Houston Lumpkin/Dr. Penn 3. Community Problems Dr. E. Penn Community Problems Dr. E. Penn
Cont. Breakdown of Curr. WEEK Topic of Class Instructors 4. Conflict Mgmt Dr. Lethermon Conflict Mgmt LT. Gause 5. Texting/Driving/Seatbelt Off. Lokey Dev of Crime Reduction. Dr. E. Penn Sat. ROPES Course Capt Allen, HFD
Cont. Breakdown of Curr. WEEK Topic of Class Instructors 6. Gang Sgt C. Fletcher Gang Sgt C. Fletcher 7. Narcotics Sgt Hudkins Search/ Seizure Lt. Walker 8. Bullying Sgt D. Carter Comm. Partners LT Provost
Cont. Breakdown of Curr. WEEK Topic of Class Instructors 9. Pursuit/ Evading Asst. Chief Lumpkin Active Shooter Sgt. L. Lawrence 10. Loud noise/Disorderly Con. Sgt. Hill Robbery Sgt. Richards 11. Minor in Poss. of Drug/Alc. Agent C. Cornelius Shoplifting Off. Refro
Cont. Breakdown of Curr. WEEK Topic of Class Instructors 12. Sex-ting TBD Dating & Sexual Abuse TBD 13. Run-A-Ways Gustavo Guerrero Shoot Dont Shoot Officer Gaytan Sat. Community Service Project Ms. Robin Blut (Keep Houston Beautiful)
Cont. Breakdown of Curr. WEEK Topic of Class Instructors 14. Reflection Session Dr. E. Penn Beyond TAPS Dr. E. Penn 15. Assessment Review Lumpkin/Penn Graduation Chief McClelland
Texas Southern University Dr. Helen Taylor Greene Ph.D Professor, Department of Administration of Justice, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University.
Department Of Justice Ms. Cynthia Pappas Senior Social Science Analyst U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
T.A.P.S Logo QR code will be added for a direct link to the web- site