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via News5:

For the next six weeks, 60 Cleveland high school students will learn all about careers in law enforcement through the public safety career pipeline summer program.

“The objective of the program is to increase the number of women and minorities in our public safety career fields,” said program director Angela Bennett. “It’s important to have our public safety forces reflect the community and right now that does not happen.”

Zaharia Polk excelled in the program for three years, now she’s heading to college, and eventually onto a career as a police officer.

“I want to start off as a police officer, then work my way into detective see how that is for a little bit and then work my way into FBI or SWAT,” said Polk.

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