The Speakers Bureau represents a broad range of backgrounds and experience. The panel of speakers includes State’s Attorney Glasgow, as well as assistant state’s attorneys, investigators, and staff members who each have extensive expertise in their fields. Speakers are available to present to your organization on a variety of subjects, including but not limited to:
Teaches students strategies for staying safe while online. Discusses cyber-bullying, Internet predators and the consequences of “sexting.”
Provides information about the Will County Drug Court program and how it helps drug abusers who have been charged with certain non-violent crimes kick their addictions and regain control
of their lives.
|Gang Awareness and Prevention
Helps teachers, faculty members and parents recognize common gang symbols as well as other signs of gang activity in their schools and neighborhoods. Highlights indicators that children might be involved in a street gang.
For teens and parents. Learn about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and the serious consequences offenders face in court.
Provides strategies for protecting yourself against the fastest growing crime in this country. Identifies steps people can take if they should become a victim.
|Substance Abuse Prevention
Presents facts regarding the use of illegal narcotics as well as the abuse of other common “gateway” substances, including tobacco and alcohol.
|Senior Citizen Scams
Helps senior citizens recognize common scams that target elderly people and
provides tips on how to avoid falling prey to con artists and scammers.
Discusses with teens and parents the development of positive character traits: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship.
|Domestic Violence Education
Discusses the dangerous cycle of domestic abuse and provides critical information on Orders of Protection as well as what victims can expect when their abusers are arrested and prosecuted in court.
|Teen Peer Juries
Offers insight on how peer juries for teenagers can be an effective alternative to juvenile court in certain less serious cases.