PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Portland is no South Los Angeles, but that didn't keep the police chief of Maine's largest city from organizing a car show similar to one he put on when he was a captain in South L.A.
James Craig was inspired to establish the "Calling All Cars" show as a way to reach out to young people in Portland. He says cars provide a great opportunity to build bridges with teenagers. A car aficionado himself, Craig owns a 1970 Pontiac GTO and a 2007 Corvette Z06.
Saturday's show at the Portland Motor Club has dozens of vehicles including muscle cars, hot rods, vintage cars, motorcycles, trucks and police tactical vehicles.
When Craig was a commanding officer in South Los Angeles, he held the Five-O For Teens car show.
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