Veronica Yaron, New Jersey

Communications High School | Wall Township, NJ

What if teenagers felt they had a voice in the future of our country? This election season, the Student Reporting Labs network of more than 100 schools across the country asked middle and high school students to talk to the next president about the issues they feel need to be addressed.

Veronica Yaron believes police officers need to learn how to recognize symptoms of mental illness and how to properly confront mentally ill people.

Produced by Lauren Spiezia, student of Communications High School in Wall Township, New Jersey. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Andi Mulshine. Station support provided by NJTV.