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The Opioid Epidemic: A Matter of Life and Death

Date:
Thursday, October 18th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$15 – $45
Website:
https://seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu/

Event Description

How Opioids are Changing Law Enforcement

The latest opioid epidemic is changing how law enforcement deals with abusers in many ways. Learn what is being done to combat the epidemic and what services may be offered when dealing with someone who is addicted. What additional safety precautions are necessary for officers?

Presented by Jon Sandage, Sheriff, McLean County

Combating the Crisis

What responsibilities and challenges do the State’s Attorney’s office face when it comes to the opioid crisis? Why are certain situations handled the way they are? What is “drug induced homicide” and why do statutes make it difficult to charge individuals for this?

Presented by Jason Chambers or a Representative from the McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.

Organizer

Senior Professionals
Phone:
(309) 438-2818
Email:
srprof@ilstu.edu
Website:
http://seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu/

Venue

Alumni Center
1101 N. Main Street
Normal, IL
Room:
116
Phone:
(309) 438-4781
Website:
http://alumni.illinoisstate.edu/services/alumnicenter/