Washington Police Officer Skateboards, Plays Music With Community to Build Trust

A Washington state police officer is reaching out to his community in an unconventional way alongside musicians and atop a skateboard.
3:30 | 11/03/16

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Officer Craig Colorado and he wants to engage with the people he serves but sometimes the bad she is a steel wall enjoy it. We get to do a lot of really really positive things that people don't ever get to see. One of those things happens at the east side terrorist youths set here. I can't happen here Craig packs a different kind of steel para. Or. For a while anyway they're not a cop and some kids bad now they read their solid. They are musicians. Officer Craig is it turns out has some Bratz. We got the job he got his ego it's congratulate each other. And on rainy days he stops at the Bellevue skate park not to harass skate boarders but to be escape border. Other than their uniform. On this thing. Both guys give waiting. Let's see nearly three or four times the Galileo and as a policing and it assail us opposite Craig's report. Sometimes is body takes a beating but he just laughs and gets up. It's part of the game. We've been very good. This is. Meets aerial in Sina and back in the day officer Craig was the guy that put him behind bars numerous times we took me in jail and and I just I remember every single time we've always try to encourage means only good things and and uplift me and they stayed in touch Craig checks up on M encourages him and now aerial has a job. And get this the two of them volunteer together to Boys and Girls Club Salvation Army. The the he was he is definitely. It's definitely a difference in my life care a stick around much bothers Craig Connelly. He'd rather roll around in teaching jujitsu than talk about himself. It's another one of his hobbies are another way that he makes connections with the people he serves. But his best days are when the weather is good that he can get away for awhile and dropped in here. Watching him you wonder how many young people think of police officers differently because of this man. Who meets them where they are. There was going on man well it's. You ask you know as a mask because our that you would have to use that time show an idea that if these toxins gay community actually they haven't. Usually is to seriously people it's of them. So I don't like is just one. Like one. Do you want to experience is one I've never did this before. Okay. As it. And so the steel wall between the authority figures the kid comes tumbling down here it's just a couple of guys it's something they look. Meeting yet here it's that the stupid it's the new experiences that it weren't for officer Craig. That is a good day for any office he should just admit it you have streak. Now. I get the gas in the house you OK I just a guy and this may just as officers and likes to do things that's not typical through. Officers. Gregg got my hero but he thank you pretended during work at great work. Well who. Well and you.

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