The mission of this memorial
fund is to provide financial contributions to law and fire department agencies
for the purchase of new equipment, the institution of new instructional
programs, or financial assistance to officers injured in the line of duty.
This annual golf tourney is
the only fundraiser each year to raise money for this memorial fund. As of January 2014,
this fund has been able to donate over $330,000 to various police and
firefighter causes throughout the state of Indiana.
For further information please
visit their website!
Each year, the
Legislative Services Agency prepares reports for the Legislative Council in
accordance with IC 2-5-21. As directed by Legislative Council Resolution 13-03,
this report is a study evaluating the efficacy of housing all state programs
relating to emergency medical services and the state's trauma system within one
state agency, and comparing Indiana's trauma system to trauma systems in other
states. This report contains information on EMS services and trauma care in
Indiana and examines the role of the Indiana State Department of Health and the
Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
firesetting is a devastating, costly and sometimes deadly problem that affects
every community in the United States. Yet often, juvenile firesetters go
unnoticed, causes of fires remain undetermined, and young people never receive
needed treatment and/or consequences.
conference will focus upon the significant impact current social media use and
the constant exposure to the virtual world has on juveniles More often than not
today, children find themselves learning as much from the virtual world than
from the real world.
this year’s conference participants will:
the current state of social media among children and teens.
how virtual media has implications for learning, particularly as it relates to
delinquency and firesetting.
specific instances of social media use by juvenile firesetters.
the effect of social media and the virtual on juveniles.
how you and your colleagues can combat juvenile firesetting in your
specific cases of juvenile firesetting behavior and investigate these cases
based on typology of firesetting .
examples of therapeutic and intervention strategies.
ample opportunity for general discussion and sharing of ideas .
training is sponsored by: Allen County Juvenile Firesetters Task Force
Serve Indiana Awards for Excellence Nomination Request!
The Serve Indiana Awards
for Excellence are Indiana’s most prestigious awards celebrating the
accomplishments of dedicated volunteers and service members from across the
state. Nominations are currently being accepted for individuals who have
displayed exemplary service through volunteering in the categories of Corporate
Service, Exemplary Service-Learning, Faith-Based Volunteer, Lifetime
Achievement, National Service, Volunteer Program, Volunteerism, and Youth
To nominate an
individual, a group, or yourself, download the nomination
form from the website at http://www.in.gov/serveindiana/awards.htm .
Once the form is completed, it can be submitted electronically or by mail. Serve
Indiana requests that all nominations be submitted by
Friday, July 18, 2014.
The awards are presented
annually at the Indiana Conference on Service and Nonprofit Capacity-Building
which is held at the IUPUI Campus Center in Indianapolis this year on October
As in previous years,
the goal of the conference will be to provide a forum where Indiana nonprofit
leaders, volunteer coordinators, national service members and service-learning
participants can engage in meaningful dialogue, exchange best practices, receive
training, establish partnerships, and celebrate accomplishments.
The Public Safety Section will produce a monthly segment with Angela Cain of WTHR, Channel 13 News. Don't Miss it! Visit Channel 13 Focus page and click on Community Videos at: http://www.wthr.com/story/817967/focus