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South Carolina

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South Carolina Law Enforcement Back Child Tax Credit To Cut Crime

April 7, 2010

Prosecutor, police chiefs, sheriff say federal budget should boost child tax credit to cut poverty and crime...read more

Richland County Sheriff Backs Early Education

February 12, 2009

Richland County Sheriff testifies in favor of increased federal funding of early childhood education programs proven to cut juvenile crime...read more

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S.C. Law Enforcement Meet with House Budget Chairman John Spratt (D-SC)
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Rock Hill Police Chief John Gregory meets with Chairman John Spratt following a law enforcement roundtable meeting
Sheriff Lott - SC

Sheriff Lott - SC

In a hearing at the U.S. Capitol today, Sheriff Leon Lott of Richland County, S.C. testified in favor of increased federal funding of early childhood education programs proven to cut juvenile crime.

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Sumpter Police Chief Patty Patterson speaks at a national press conference

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids is an anti-crime organization of over 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, and violence survivors. We take a hard look at the research about what prevents kids from becoming criminals and put that information in the hands of policymakers and the general public.

EARLY CARE
AND EDUCATION

Early education programs can offer high-quality learning environments that prepare kids for school and help them avoid a life of crime.

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CHILD ABUSE
AND NEGLECT

Evidence-based home visiting programs can prevent child abuse and neglect and reduce later crime and violence.

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SCHOOL
PROGRAMS

Enriching education for all kids leads to more successful individuals and communities.

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TROUBLED
KIDS

Prevention and intervention programs that use research-based techniques are essential to making our schools and our neighborhoods safer.

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