Police officer Allison Jacobs and police specialist Lisa Campbell
PAGE 5
If there's one lesson everyone should take away from their story, Lisa says it's to listen to your inner voice. "I think we're one of the only species that ignores the instinct that we have," she says. "Don't be afraid to question. You can always apologize if you're wrong. Take that extra step."

Lisa also encourages everyday citizens to help make policing a community effort. "We need the eyes and ears of the community to get the information to the police," she says. "The police are the resource that enforces the law, and we take the next step, but [there] was the day when the nosy neighbor really had a role."

To help find more children like Jaycee, Lisa says people should take a moment out of their busy lives to get to know their neighbors, be aware of their surroundings and pay attention to things that are out of the ordinary in their communities.
FROM: After 18 Years, Jaycee Comes Home: The Latest
Published on October 13, 2009

NEXT STORY

Comment

LONG FORM
ONE WORD