Press Release

June 15, 2011

 

Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow's Speakers Bureau available for free presentations on crime prevention topics

JOLIET – Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow has organized a Speakers Bureau made up of law enforcement professionals from his office and crime prevention experts from throughout the community.

 

Members of his Speakers Bureau are available to present important information on relevant crime-prevention topics to students, educators, parents, community groups, senior citizens, businesses, local governments and faith-based organizations.

These informational presentations are free.

 

Members of the Speakers Bureau represent a range of backgrounds and experience. The panel includes State’s Attorney Glasgow as well as prosecutors, investigators and staff members who each have extensive expertise in their fields.  Subjects include but are not limited to:

  • Internet and Technology Safety;
  • Gang Awareness and Prevention;
  • Identity Theft and Financial Crimes;
  • Recognizing Scams that Target Senior Citizens;
  • Drunken Driving Consequences;
  • Substance Abuse Prevention;
  • Domestic Violence Education;
  • Character Education;
  • Teen Peer Juries
  • Drug Court.

“As a prosecutor, I know the most effective way to fight crime is through prevention,” State’s Attorney Glasgow said. “I have a highly trained staff of law enforcement professionals who will give people the tools they need to protect themselves from crime. I am proud to work with this team of dedicated specialists and to offer their expertise to address your concerns.”

 

The State’s Attorney’s Office also has partnered with Tri-River Police Training Association to provide training and continuing education to law enforcement officers on a variety of topics as well as updates on the latest case law. The goal is to enhance coordination between police and prosecutors to ensure proper and efficient prosecutions. These training sessions include but are not limited to:

  • Elder Law/Elder Abuse;
  • DUI;
  • Juvenile Law;
  • Mental Health;
  • Forfeitures;
  • Domestic Violence;
  • Custody Issues.

Representatives from the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office also are available to staff vendor booths at community resource fairs to hand out informational materials and answer questions.

 

To join our mailing list and receive email updates about available presentation opportunities, contact Cheri Johnson at (815) 723-1630, or email cherijohnson@willcountyillinois.com

 

If you would like the State’s Attorney’s Office to bring information to your event, or if you would like someone from State’s Attorney Glasgow’s Speakers Bureau to make a presentation to your group on a crime-prevention topic, contact the Bureau of Crime Prevention at (815) 774-7862 or email crimeprevention@willcountyillinois.com.

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