CPD hosts town hall to stop the violence

March 30, 2013 3:35:35 PM PDT
The Chicago Police Department hosted a town hall meeting to educate the city's youth about the recent rise in violence in some neighborhoods.

ABC 7's sportscaster Jim Rose was the host and keynote speaker of Saturday's event on the South Side in Ogden Park.

Kids aged 8-12 years old attended the event to learn how to stop violence and gangs in their areas.

Speakers also talked about bullying and teen dating.

The morning was capped off with a basketball clinic and luncheon.