Criminal Justice Summit in Effingham

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Published on February 25 2014 4:27 pm
Last Updated on February 25 2014 4:27 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Federal, State, County and City law enforcement officers, along with State's Attorneys and state social service providers will converge in Effingham for a two-day criminal justice summit Wednesday and Thursday.  The Keller Convention Center is the location of this year's training.

"A Gathering Storm for Law Enforcement" headlines the training agenda.  Among others, topics being presented are: 

--Mental Health Issues

--Elder Abuse and Neglect, and

--Identity Theft

The conference will begin at 8:30am Wednesday and at 8am Thursday.

The Southern Illinois Criminal Justice Summit is sponsored by the Effingham County Coroner's Office, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Department on Aging, Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern Illinois, Mobile Training 13, 14 and 15, Southern Illinois Police Chiefs Association, US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Illinois, Illinois State Police and Illinois State Police Command Officers' Association.