Police in Sonoma and Marin counties have found a way to at least try to get teen drag races off back-country roads. Caitlin Esch reports the program pits high school students against cops at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma. It’s called “Top the Cops.”

Video from the event, from Caitlin Esch:


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of EconomyBeat.org, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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