Detroit Police prepping students for future in law enforcement

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A new high school program by Detroit police will train students to be officers.

POSTED:SEP 21 2015 05:49PM EDT

UPDATED:SEP 21 2015 05:49PM EDT

What do you want to be when you grow up? Everyone is asked that as a child but for some Detroit students hoping to get into law enforcement, they get a unique opportunity with cops.

The new program is about more than just hitting the books. Detroit students are now getting a unique opportunity to start training for a job on the city’s police force before graduation.

Students like Tia Curtis. The University Prep high School sophomore says she has always dreamed of being a police officer.

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