Beechnut Academy Graduation

On December 17th, 2014 the TAPS teens graduated the program. The teens were anxious and nervous as this day approached. They were filled with joy as they marched in while their parents stood in attendance. Three of the TAPS teens gave a speech on how TAPS Academy personally c ..

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Drivers Safety Day at Beechnut

The teens learned on October 22, 2014 safe driving skills. The were able to see videos of different scenarios of texting and driving and drinking and driving. The videos really helped to open the teens eyes as to how fast things can happen. The second portion of the session,  ..

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A Night Out with TAPS

Night Out - a celebration of neighborhoods and crime awareness was celebrated last night in Texas. Chief Lumpkin and Dr. Penn celebrated in Houston as they told friends about the work of TAPS Academy.  ..

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Beechnut Fall 2014 Future Planning and Career Planning

The TAPS topic of the day was “Future Planning and Career Planning” presented by Sergeant Turner and Officer Polite. Sergeant Turner and Officer Polite went over the power point presentation and asked the question, “What does success mean to you?” Kerr ..

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TAPS Club Tampa - Conflict Resolution

Tuesday's Tampa Club meeting focused on surviving to stay alive through conflict resolution. Sgt Norris and the youth of AMI Kids discussed ways to deescalate potential confrontations that could arise between their peers or authority within the community. The kids offered ide ..

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