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New Chief PO/Assistant Chief PO Training will be rescheduled in 2014.

POPAI Management Institute Training will be rescheduled in 2014.

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Fall Conference
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September 3-5, 2014.

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U.S. anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas shooting

Submitted by Cherie Wood
Title: Secretary
April 15, 2014

by: ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, BILL DRAPER
Associated Press
April 15, 2014

A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City.

The contrast between the Anti-Defamation League's 2013 audit and the Sunday attack that killed three people highlights what hate-group trackers say is a broader trend: more overall tolerance disrupted by periodic bursts of violence from a disenfranchised fringe.

"Because of their ability to strike fear in the entire Jewish community and the country, their impact is disproportionate to their occurrence," said Mark Pitcavage, the ADL's investigative research director. "Like any terrorist incident, they have the power to strike beyond the immediate victim." .... read more...

Change to Indiana Criminal Code brings concerns of jail overcrowding

Submitted by Linda Brady
Title: President
April 15, 2014

Shelbynews.com
April 15, 2014
Paul Gable, Editor

A change to Indiana's criminal code has Shelby County Sheriff Mike Bowlby concerned about the possibility of overcrowding in the county jail.

House Bill 1006 amended the Indiana Code concerning criminal law. As a result, lawmakers are searching for a way to keep offenders of lower class crimes out of state prisons and get them into community corrections programs.

"If a court normally sends a person to prison, they've already been through all the programs and still don't want to follow the rules," Bowlby said.

Probation Officer Trained Eye Helps Reunite Missing Girl with Her Family

Submitted by Lori White
Title: District 5 Rep
April 14, 2014

Iana Darlington, the 13-year-old girl who disappeared from her Ridgefield home Tuesday morning, was spotted by an eagle-eyed New York City Probation Officer and has been reunited with her family

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