TAPS Academy - Resolving Conflict in Houston, Texas.

TAPS Academy returns to the Burnett Bayland Reception Center (BBRC) this semester with an almost entirely new team of TAPS Officers from the Houston Police Department. Last week the students discussed conflict mediation. In the Academy there is a young man about 15 years old  ..

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News from TAPS Academy in Chicago

The feeling week one started with a lot of uneasy tension. Student's were convinced that the police were just coming to get information out of them. After the police officers started explaining their history growing up in similar situations the mood lightened up with jokes ab ..

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Service Learning Day at Beechnut 2015

The prime planting week in South East Texas is the first week of March. The TAPS Academy class at Beechnut (Spring 2015) in Houston, Texas did not miss the opportunity to have some fun with their mentor officers and give back to the community. The students enjoyed hearing Ms. ..

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TAPS Academy on Fox 26 Houston

FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston (http://www.myfoxhouston.com) Error with the video player? Click here to view the story on Fox 26's website. (http://www.myfoxhouston.com/Clip/11183741/taps-academy)  ..

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Beechnut's TAPS First Day Spring 2015

January 28th, 2015 marked the beginning of TAPS Academy at Beechnut. Several of the teens were enthused to participate in the program. The teens and officers were given a pre-test to determine the social distance between the two groups. An introduction of the officers and ove ..

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