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Contact: Joe Loudon • COMBAT Communications Administrator • jloudon@jacksongov.org816-881-4337

COMBAT News

  1. April 23, 2021 Deadline
    2021_Mid-Year_FundingCOMBAT Accepting Applications For Mid-Year Funding
    COMBAT is currently accepting applications for 2021 mid-year funding to support Anti-Violence programs addressing two specific issues: Youth Employment  and Domestic Violence. The youth programs must be focused on finding 13- to 17-year-olds work in their communities. COMBAT will also fund accepted proposals that provide essential services for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, in addition to prevention programs that promote healthy relationship skills. The deadline for submitting online applications is Friday, April 23. 
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  2. April 10, 2021
    250_Law_Enforcement_Unit_of_the_YearDrug Task Force Honored By Peers
    The Jackson County Drug Task Force has earned high praise from its peers in law enforcement yet again. During the organization’s annual conference, the Missouri Narcotic Officers Association (MNOA) named the task force the “Law Enforcement Unit of the Year” for the fifth time in the last 10 years. The Jackson County Drug Task Force, comprised of detectives from 12 local police departments and the Sheriff’s Office, often collaborates with federal authorities on cases involving international drug trafficking cartels seeking to sell methamphetamine, heroin and other dangerous drugs in our community.   
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  3. March 16, 2021
    Community Hero AwardCommunity Hero Honored In Raytown
    Sisters In Christ has been honored as a “Community Hero” for work in Raytown operating the Safe Zone hub for COMBAT’s Striving Together to Reduced Violence In Neighbors (STRIVIN’) initiative in the Eastern Jackson County community. The Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Building Foundation presents its Community Hero Awards to individuals and organizations for “going above and beyond during the pandemic” to provide community services in the Raytown area.   
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  4. January 26, 2021
    COMBAT CommissionVacancies Filled On Commission
    3 New Appointments, 3 Reappointments Made
    Alfred Jordan, Stephanie Burton and Elizabeth Williams have been named new COMBAT Commissioners, filling vacancies created in recent months—one by the passing of Gene Morgan, the other two by resignations. The COMBAT Commission helps set goals for COMBAT’s anti-violence and anti-drug initiatives, in addition to making recommendations to the Jackson County Legislature regarding all requests for COMBAT funding.   
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  5. Crime Tips Save LivesSharing What You Know Could Make All The Difference
    Tips can not only solve crimes but also save lives. Don’t let a violent criminal hurt—or kill—someone else. Prevent another person from overdosing because somebody is dealing drugs in your neighborhood. The next person to die might be someone you know… someone you care about… someone you love… While COMBAT no longer receives crime tips, we urge to share what you know or suspect with agencies that can take your information anonymously.   
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