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St. C. police are on the case

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The city police have been busy in recent months, with new equipment, training and projects as well as exceptional work from officers.

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Alumnae Stories: Building Bridges

After more than two decades working as a juvenile justice advocate, Lisa Thurau ’82 understands just how fraught interactions between cops and children can be. She’s seen firsthand how situations can escalate.

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She wants to know why police handcuffed her son in school

Around noon on Dec. 11, 2019, Christeena Lothrop received a text message from another parent at Auburn Middle School, asking if her son was OK. The text showed a picture of Lothrop’s then-13-year-old son, belly down on the floor of the school’s crowded cafeteria, with a police officer kneeling on either side of his back.

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Improving Law Enforcement/Youth Interactions in Times of Crisis

How is the current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting youth and their families? Experts provide recommendations for positive law enforcement response.

The webinar took place on April 21, 2020. Click the button below to watch the video and see the supporting materials.

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