A California teen used to walk nearly five hours to and from work every day, but thanks to the kindness of local police officers and support from their community, he can now drive the distance.
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Through a successful GoFundMe campaign started by the Benicia Police Department that raised more than $40,000 over the last four months, Jourdan Duncan, 18, was able to buy a used Volkswagen Passat to get to his job as a packaging line worker.
He’s also taking classes, and studying to become a California Highway Patrol Officer.
“They’re setting an example of what a good community is,” Duncan said. “I thought maybe that could be me — maybe I can have a change in our society and change in the community.”
It’s no wonder Duncan looks up to law enforcement — it …