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Local Police Officer Mentors MECC Scholars

Original story by , The Detroit News

Officer Bryant George, who is assigned to the 2nd Precinct and has been a cop nearly two years, serves as a mentor with the Detroit Police Athletic League and Men of Courage, a Detroit nonprofit that focuses on helping young black males including students at MECC.

During a session at Murphy Academy on Detroit’s west side, George provided the students with ties and taught them how to tie the Windsor knot.

Learning to tie a tie opens the door to greater things, George told the students.

“When you dress like a professional, look people in the eye and present yourself well, that’s how people will see you,” he said. “You can then have that confidence to go on to do whatever you want to do in life.”

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