…That Hitler’s youth camps were long gone…
The kids sat in Frances Willard Elementary School’s library Thursday morning, waiting for their teacher.
She arrived about 9:10 a.m., dressed in all black, including a black face mask.
“Sorry I’m late,” Rock Island Police Officer Dytanya Robinson told the Junior Police Academy class. “I’ve already been working two raids … I’ve been sweating in this hot suit since 6 a.m.”
The students were wide-eyed and curious. They wanted to know more about her job with the tactical unit — and her uniform.
“There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” — James Madison, speech to the Virginia Ratifying Convention, June 16, 1788