Door Always Open to Youth

Photo of Sara Faruqi By Sara Faruqi,
Toronto Police Service
Published at 3:26 p.m., February 12, 2016

Police and community members in 23 Division created a bright, safe, welcoming, and most importantly - fun - place for youth to hang out in a Dixon Road high-rise. Officers from the Somali Liaison Unit began were helped and sponsored by Internet Access Solutions in creating the space that allows officers to meet kids in the area they patrol in a relaxed setting.

A woman in TPS uniform watches kids play table hockey
Constable Giulia Belligero drops the opening face-off and watches on as kids play table hockey
A woman in TPS uniform watches kids play table hockey
A woman in TPS uniform holds a hat on the head of a teenage girl
An empty room
A room with seating, two TVs and a table hockey table
Two girls play a board game with a woman in TPS uniform
A boy and a man in TPS uniform seated playing with video game controllers as other boys look on
Two girls look at a laptop