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Frustrated by police, 19-year-old inspired to be an officer


October 6, 2019

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — High schooler Katherine Kimbrel told a deputy chief that she felt frustrated by his presence in her school because police seem to enjoy intimidating and talking down to people.

That was Project Trust's first day in March at Phoenix Rising Alternative School in north Tulsa. Six months later, the 19-year-old sat in a conference room at Tulsa police headquarters with that same deputy chief, Jonathan Brooks.

She wasn't in trouble, and her message had changed.

"I think it's a great thing that they're doing," Kimbrel told the Tulsa World recently during that meeting. "And ob...

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