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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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Over 1,000 law enforcement leaders (including over 100 from Illinois) signed-on to renew #MIECHV. Listen to a few of our major city leaders from across the country share their support of #HomeVisiting programs. http://youtu.be/2uqtxMWzKsI ... See MoreSee Less

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Thrilled to be able to attend tonight's retiring Illinois Sheriff's Banquet with the Illinois Sheriff's Association. We presented certificates of appreciation to more than a dozen retiring Sheriffs. The three Sheriffs pictured here deserve special praise for their involvement in so many ways in Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. Thank you Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson, Jefferson County Sheriff Roger Mulch, and Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez. You will be missed and we are truly grateful for all that you did. Best of luck! ... See MoreSee Less

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