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Preschools Now or Prisons Later: Sheriff McCoy, State’s Attorney Brady, Local Police Chiefs Say, “We are at a fork in the road”

April 22, 2014

Repeated cuts in funding have eliminated preschool opportunities for 350 young children in Peoria County. Across the state, about 25,000...read more

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State representative hears from local law enforcement leaders about the crime-prevention value of investing in early childhood initiatives
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Illinois members meet with IL House Minority Leader Jim Durkin
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Central Illinois lawmakers and law-enforcement leaders visit a Jacksonville preschool to focus attention on preserving early learning opportunities
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"We're the guys you pay later"—Cook County law enforcement leaders gathered Sept 26 at the Cook County Jail to show their support of a proposed state-federal partnership that would expand young children's early learning opportunities
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Franklin and Union County Law Enforcement Leaders Highlight Importance of Preschool

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Chicago Police Superintendent, Police Leaders Speak Out Against Child Abuse
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Illinois Law Enforcement Leaders to General Assembly: Cuts to State Preschool Risk Public Safety
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Illinois Law Enforcement Leaders Meet with State Senate President in Support of Preschool, Preventing Child Abuse

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Illinois is led by police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, leaders of law enforcement organizations and crime survivors who 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.

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EARLY
EDUCATION

Provide all families access to quality early learning programs proven to cut crime.

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CHILD ABUSE
AND NEGLECT

Reinforce the role of parents as their child’s first teacher.

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AFTER
SCHOOL

Shut down “Prime Time for Juvenile Crime” by assuring families access to youth development programs for the after-school and summer hours.

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TROUBLED
KIDS

Maintain support for Redeploy Illinois to cut recidivism and costs.

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The research is persuasive that early learning programs help curb crime and violence, state Rep. Michelle Mussman (D-Schaumburg) agreed at a community meeting in Palatine on June 25, 2014. ... See MoreSee Less

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