Archive, March 2013.

Recently, the Illinois State Crime Commission has been promoting boxing as a way to keep children and teens out of trouble throughout the state. As stated in a CBS article, the State Crime Commission is constantly searching for ways to assist law enforcement, through both legislation and crime-prevention efforts.  The director of the organization, Jerry Elsner, who was a boxer in his day, says that boxing helps those kids who may be tempted by drugs or violence to become focused and self-disciplined. Elsner also goes on to say, “We have to get these kids in the gym.  We have to get them…