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Illinois law enforcement leaders call on Governor and lawmakers to cut crime by expanding key programs for kids

February 12, 2015

Nearly 150 police chiefs, state’s attorneys, sheriffs, leaders of police officer organizations and crime survivors sent a letter this week...read more

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

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

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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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We held a great reception on February 10th at the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office with Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and newly elected legislators. West suburban law enforcement leaders spoke to the policymakers about why they strongly believe that Illinois must do everything possible to prevent kids from becoming involved in crime. They reviewed the research and encouraged legislators to invest in early childhood programs and to keep moving forward with strategies to help troubled youth.

Special thanks goes to DuPage County State’s Attorney Bob Berlin for hosting, and to House Minority Leader Jim Durkin for inviting the new legislators.
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We held a great reception on February 10th at the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office with Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and newly elected legislators. West suburban law enforcement leaders spoke to the policymakers about why they strongly believe that Illinois must do everything possible to prevent kids from becoming involved in crime. They reviewed the research and encouraged legislators to invest in early childhood programs and to keep moving forward with strategies to help troubled youth. Special thanks goes to DuPage County State’s Attorney Bob Berlin for hosting, and to House Minority Leader Jim Durkin for inviting the new legislators. Pictures courtesy of the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office

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