Retired cops escort nurses visiting patients in tough neighborhoods

Source: NBC Chicago

“He is always there for me, he’s my protector, he’s like my big brother.”

Retired Chicago police officers help protect Advocate Health Care nurses who travel to visit patients in high-crime neighborhoods through Advocate’s Secured Visits Program.

Annissa Forney is one of those nurses and her guard is Jerry Houston, a 26 year veteran of the CPD. Learn more about their story.

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