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Posted on: May 16, 2019

COMBAT Seeking 3 Community Engagement Program Monitors

COMBAT seeks three community engagement monitors

Duties include writing narratives of the detailed observations, conclusions, findings, concerns and recommendations of site visits to COMBAT-funded agencies.  

Minimum Qualifications are: 

•  An Associate’s Degree in Criminal Just...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Start With Kindness

Sheffield Place Anti-Bullying program starts with being nice

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.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Teach Kids To Beware 'Digital Strangers'

There safety is on the line

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.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

New COMBAT Chair Really 'Gets It'

New COMBAT Chair Larry Beaty

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."

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

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

John Boyd

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.

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Crime Mapping Pin-Pointing Where Resources Are Needed

Crime_Mapping

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.

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