Summit County Children Services, with support of its Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC), recently hosted the 8th Annual Community Appreciation Breakfast to recognize and thank volunteers, businesses, organizations and community leaders for their support of Summit County Children Services and the children and families in Summit County. The slogan for this year’s Child and Family Awareness Month was “A Family is the Sunshine in My Day.”
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Summit County Children Services’ Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC) recently hosted its 7th Annual Community Appreciation Breakfast to recognize and thank volunteers, businesses, organizations and community leaders – as well as families served by the agency – for their support of children and families.
The Duvall Awards, established in 2008 through a partnership of Summit County Children Services, the Akron Police Department and Akron Children’s Hospital, honor the memory of the late Lt. John “Ed” Duvall, Jr. – who, while with the Akron Police Department, was both relentless in his investigations of child abuse cases and deeply committed to speaking out about child abuse prevention. Continue reading
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Story By: Katie Cassaro
Tackling the issue of prostitution in the Akron area is no small feat, in part because it requires an undercover mission.
The Akron Police Department’s (APD) Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) is now allowing officers to focus on this issue more than ever before.
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By: Katie Cassaro
With all that’s been going on with the Akron Police Department’s (APD) new Neighborhood Response Team (NRT), police are encouraging the community to step up and speak up.
Getting insight from the community has helped tremendously in fighting crime, as police can’t always be the eyes and ears everywhere.
“What’s interesting is, I’ll receive emails from people, or they’ll come from the Mayor’s office or our Chief’s office, of problems that we’re not even aware of,” Captain Sylvia Trundle said.
More than ever, the APD is linking up with the community to work together.