News Articles

Here are several articles of interest on topics ranging from public safety to civic activities.

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July 13, 2018

P2D2

P2D2, which stands for Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal, began in Pontiac Illinois during 2007-2008 when Pontiac Township High School teacher Paul Ritter was asked by his wife what to…
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July 13, 2018

Recidivism

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) recently announced that five out of six state prisoners were arrested at least once within nine years after their release. This study shows the…
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June 26, 2018

Sheriffs K-9 Partners

Sheriff’s Office K-9 units work closely with their dogs to enforce laws and apprehend criminals. With relatively few positions available, an assignment to the canine unit is a highly-coveted position…
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June 26, 2018

Driving While Distracted

Each day in the U.S., more than 8 people are killed and 1,161 injured in accidents reported to be associated with distracted drivers. Distracted driving is driving while doing another…
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September 27, 2016

Be Aware or Beware

Each day in the U.S., more than 8 people are killed and 1,161 injured in accidents reported to be associated with distracted drivers. Distracted driving is driving while doing another…