Constable: Suburban cops help Zion felon make up for lost time

  • Telling his story in WTTW's new "Living in Poverty" series, Zion native Gary Ladehoff gives a face to the issues facing the suburban poor.

    Telling his story in WTTW's new "Living in Poverty" series, Zion native Gary Ladehoff gives a face to the issues facing the suburban poor. Courtesy of Liam Alexander for WTTW

  • Director of Photography Alejandro Marin, left, and Producer/Director Pat Odom captured footage in Chicago, Zion and Hainesville for the new WTTW digital series, "Firsthand: Living in Poverty.

    Director of Photography Alejandro Marin, left, and Producer/Director Pat Odom captured footage in Chicago, Zion and Hainesville for the new WTTW digital series, "Firsthand: Living in Poverty. Courtesy of Liam Alexander for WTTW

  • As executive producer of a new WTTW digital series, "Firsthand: Living in Poverty," Dan Protess says he hopes viewers are able to put a face on poverty and consider ways to improve conditions.

    As executive producer of a new WTTW digital series, "Firsthand: Living in Poverty," Dan Protess says he hopes viewers are able to put a face on poverty and consider ways to improve conditions. Courtesy of WTTW

 
 
Updated 1/17/2021 12:28 PM

In a new WTTW series called, "Firsthand: Living in Poverty," Zion native Gary Ladehoff tells how police officers who arrested him helped him escape from a life of crime and drugs.

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