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CNN Hero Jennifer Maddox, a member of the Chicago Police Department, also runs an after school program for kids who need a safe space to grow.
CNN Hero Jennifer Maddox, a member of the Chicago Police Department, also runs an after school program for kids who need a safe space to grow.

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Chicago cop gives kids back their childhood

Top 10 CNN Hero Jennifer Maddox is a police officer who grew up on Chicago's Southside. Today she works to give kids the safe space she had growing up. Watch CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute, Sunday, Dec. 17 at 8 pm ET.

Chicago cop gives kids back their childhood

Top 10 CNN Hero Jennifer Maddox is a police officer who grew up on Chicago's Southside. Today she works to give kids the safe space she had growing up. Watch CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute, Sunday, Dec. 17 at 8 pm ET.