1. COMBAT seeks three community engagement monitors

    COMBAT Seeking 3 Community Engagement Program Monitors

    Duties will include writing narratives of the detailed observations, conclusions, findings, concerns and recommendations of site visits to COMBAT-funded agencies. > MORE
  2. Sheffield Place Anti-Bullying program starts with being nice

    Start With Kindness

    The Sheffield Place anti-bullying program starts with children as young as 3, stressing not just what you shouldn't do, but also teaching "kindness and mindfulness." The background of 75% of Sheffield Place's clients includes domestic violence. > MORE
  3. There safety is on the line

    Teach Kids To Beware 'Digital Strangers'

    Their safety is on the line! Be sure your kids understand "don't talk to strangers" applies to the digital world. Predators are on the prowl online. Kids (like other people) often share too much personal info via social media and other digital content. > MORE
  4. New COMBAT Chair Larry Beaty

    New COMBAT Chair Really 'Gets It'

    Larry Beaty speaks with the voice of experience—the experience of being a recovering alcoholic (sober since 1981) and longtime treatment counselor—as he stresses utilizing COMBAT's resources where they are needed most, in Jackson County's "hot spots." > MORE
  5. John Boyd

    'Violence & Drugs Don't Pay Attention To Zip Codes'

    New COMBAT Commisisoner John B. Boyd stresses the need for county-wide effort to find solutions to the county-wide problems of drug abuse and violent crime. He also believes COMBAT can help address the issue of prescription drug addiciton. > MORE
  6. Crime_Mapping

    Crime Mapping Pin-Pointing Where Resources Are Needed

    Where can COMBAT's resources best be utilized? COMBAT is using crime-mapping software to locate high density crime areas in the county to determine where the need for anti-drug and violence prevention services are needed most. > MORE