CAPS youth sports program announced

Weis: Chicago on pace to have fifth lowest homicide rate in 43 years
November 15, 2008 4:36:13 PM PST
Superintendent Jody Weis says despite the latest murders, Chicago is on pace to have the fifth lowest homicide rate in the last 43 years.Weis made the comments Saturday morning while announcing a new CAPS program called C.I.T.Y., or Cops Interaction Targeting Youth.

C.I.T.Y. is an athletic program is geared to children ages 11 to 14 to help them make the transition between grades. Approximately, 60 kids take part in flag football and other sports every week.

The space is provided by Chicago Indoor Sports, and Target is providing uniforms and equipment.

For more information on the program, visit