Monthly Archives: April 2022

The community comes together for a march for peace during National Youth Violence Prevention Week

A group of around 200 community members, students and elected officials marched down Penn Street in Reading town center on Saturday morning to mark National Youth Violence Prevention Week. Berks for Peace led the march, which started at Reading Area Community College and ended at City Park in front of …

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Kansas to Honor Fallen Law Enforcement Officers with Candlelight Vigil and Ceremony

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Kansas will honor law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line and ultimately lost them in the line of duty in 2021 during a candlelight vigil and ceremony the May 5 and 6. In honor of National Police Week and National Peace Officers Day, …

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Peace education shortlisted for $25,000 grant

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — peace educationa Louisville-based program at Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), aims to reduce violence through conflict resolution. Organizers teach young men how to resolve disagreements without fists or weapons. What do you want to know Peace education aims to strengthen the community by reducing violence The Navigators …

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Area officers are graduates of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Lawrence Police Department Chief Rick Lockhart addresses the 292nd Basic Training Class. Photo by Jason Levy courtesy of Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center”/>Lawrence Police Department Chief Rick Lockhart addresses the 292nd Basic Training Class. Photo by Jason Levy courtesy Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center By JASON LEVYKLETC Twenty-seven new law …

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Community Message: Cinco de Mayo Family Festival Honoring the People of Ukraine

Editor’s note: Community posts is where community announcements and event posts are posted. If you have a community-focused event that you think our readers would be interested in, please submit here. El Conquistador Latino newspaper and UMOS are proud to present the 5th Annual Cinco de Mayo Family Festival. This …

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Get the police out of the daily stress of their job

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – A Cayce police officer killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest today. Some of his fellow officers were with him when he lost his life. In Kershaw County this morning, deputies saw a man commit suicide right in front of them. And …

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Uganda: Government to include peace education in school curriculum

Schools in Uganda are about to start teaching peace education at all levels, from primary, secondary and university, either as a subject or as a detailed topic in one of the subjects currently taught. Speaking at the Africana Hotel in Kampala on Thursday, Duncan Mugume, a national expert with the …

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The Newton community comes together to support Ukraine

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston held a benefit concert on April 10 to raise money for those suffering in Ukraine, bringing the community together with music, food and art. The concert, held at Leventhal-Sidman JCC West Lawn (333 Nahanton St.) in Newton. included a variety of vendors with …

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Clearwater Township voter to decide law enforcement officer

The May elections are fast approaching. Clearwater Township voters are weighing their options. The leaders of the canton propose two miles: one mile of police and one mile of road. Constable Millage would establish a .50 mill for the township to create a law enforcement officer position. The other proposal …

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Circle up Indy raises funds for ‘Rising Evolution’ – a $4 million community development program – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

As a native of the Martindale Brightwood area east of Indianapolis, James Wilson, CEO of Circle Up Indy, is a true testament to how one can change one’s life regardless of the past. Rising Evolution: A New Wave Of Community Development is a movement that needs community support in order …

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Calcasieu Parish Law Enforcement Training Academy Hosts 127th Academy Graduation

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – The Calcasieu Parish Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy completed its 127th basic academy with graduation ceremonies today for 41 officers representing 18 agencies in the Five Parish area, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said. Thirty-eight officers completed 514 hours of instruction in all phases of …

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Central Florida community founded by freed slaves could be permanently paved – WFTV

SUMTER COUNTY, Florida – It feels like nothing 10,000 feet in the air. Even the locals will tell you that. A few gridded streets, fields, churches and scattered chicken coops just down the road from The Villages. You’d be forgiven if you didn’t know he had a name. What Royal …

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Colorado Springs Area Nonprofit Community Events Starting April 24 | Events calendars

April The Country Music Project – Benefiting Lutheran Valley Retreat programs and missions, Sunday at 6 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive. Tickets: bootbarnhall.com. art night – Benefiting Taylor Elementary, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Taylor Elementary School, 900 E. Buena Ventura St.; 719-328-3500, d11.org/taylor. CPCD View …

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Legal professionals and mentors speak candidly with teens about issues facing the community

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Fulton County Juvenile Court held its 15th annual Youth and Law Summit in Southwest Atlanta on Saturday. Over 100 teens participated in the “Straight Talk…No Cap” event. The organizers had real conversations with the participants, who identified the problems they face on a daily basis. They …

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Violence in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri: Law enforcement branch investigates wealth of prime riot suspect | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The Law Enforcement Branch reportedly launched an investigation after Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana wrote to the agency on Thursday probing the wealth of Mohammad Ansar, one of the main defendants Jahangirpuri violence. Ansar, who police invoked the national security law against on Tuesday, has run an illegal …

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Law Enforcement Reports for April 22 | Local News

Meridian Police Department The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday. • Common assault/threats/two counts – Randy Moore, born in 1999, 123 3rd Ave., Meridian. • Giving false information – Melissa Keeton, born in 1981, 9107 Danny’s Rd., Vancleave. Keeton is also …

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KCK calls on Baghdad to maintain relations with the Yazidi community – ANHA | HAWARNEWS

The Kurdistan Community (KCK) Foreign Relations Committee issued a written statement, on the Turkish occupation attacks and tensions in Şengal, in which it said: “The Iraqi state must rule out violence in the process of dialogue that he will establish with the Yazidi people. You have to take it as …

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Law enforcement gather for a march against violence in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — Dozens of local and federal agencies lined the streets outside of Richmond’s Highland Park Thursday night for a community march focused on tackling violent crime. Just two weeks ago officials said a man was murdered in Highland Park. Although officials say crime is down overall in this …

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Jahangirpuri Muslims denounce Kejriwal’s silence on atrocities against the community and regret voting for the AAP

A Muslim living in Block C of Jahangirpuri – where communal clashes erupted over Hanuman Jayanti and where the demolition campaign was waged – said he and his friends now regret voting for Arvind Kejriwal’s party. AAP MP Ajesh Yadav, who was elected from Jahangirpuri where Hindus and Muslims live …

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Adirondack Community Chorus to perform ‘Requiem for the Living’ | arts and entertainment

BOONVILLE — The Adirondack Community Chorus will perform “Requiem for the Living,” a five-movement work by composer Dan Forrest, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 at the Presbyterian Church, 121 James St. Choir director Peg Nuspliger chose the piece because, at first, she was intrigued by the unusual title. …

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Law Enforcement Reports for April 20 | Local News

Meridian Police Department The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. • DUI – Christopher L. Harris, born in 1974, 2723 41st Ave., Meridian. Harris is also charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, false information. • Drunken audience – Jebidiah Appleby, born …

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Naqvi on Jahangirpuri arrests – The New Indian Express

By PTI NEW DELHI: Attacking those who allege biased actions in the violent Jahangirpuri case, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said action was taken on the basis of ‘crime and conspiracy’ , not “caste and community”. The remarks by the top BJP leader came after All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul …

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City Discusses Adding New Code Enforcement Officer | News

Brevard City Council began reviewing the budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year on Monday evening and although it was early in the process, there were some initial questions about adding some full-time positions to the local payroll for the next fiscal year. The city of Brevard has not increased its …

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A community of shared destiny with a changing world order

The idea of ​​a “community of destiny for humanity” is a concept that answers the questions of the time. It is based on the ancient Chinese civilization and the excellent performance of Chinese diplomacy. It vindicates the sincere hopes and high goals of all nations for peace, prosperity, cooperation and …

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Toxic Positivity Harms the Disability Community

How many times have we read on social media or heard ‘positive thinkers’ say that ‘disability is in the head’, or that there are no obstacles that cannot be turned into opportunities; that anything can be achieved with the right attitude? In the age of influencers and life coaches, positivity …

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Joe Guzzardi: California Considering Giving Law Enforcement Jobs to Illegal Immigrants | Opinions

When the subject is California and the state’s extreme politics, nothing comes as a surprise. But even longtime California skeptics admit that the state Senate’s Bill 960 raises eyebrows for its audacity and disregard for public safety. Introduced by State Senator Nancy Skinner, a Democrat who represents District 9 and …

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Impact Rankings 2022: peace, justice and strong institutions methodology (SDG 16)

This ranking focuses on how universities can support strong institutions in their countries and promote peace and justice. It explores universities’ research on peace and justice, their involvement as advisers to government, and their policies on academic freedom. Check out the Impact Rankings 2022 methodology to find out how this …

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hanuman: Hanuman Jayanti: Muslim community pours flower petals on ‘shobha Yatra’ | Indore News

Indore: Hanuman Janmotsav saw a unique celebration of unity in diversity, when a ‘Shobha Yatra’ taken out by Hindu devotees in Mandsaur’s Bhanpura tehsil was greeted with garlands and flowers by Muslims led by committee members from the Anjum Islamia school. People of different religious beliefs hugged and wished each …

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Many law enforcement agencies in the region clear backlog of untested sexual assault kits | Local News

A A renewed effort to clear Missouri’s backlog of untested sexual assault kits is showing promising results, as many law enforcement agencies in the region now report zero untested kits in their inventories. The Missouri Attorney General’s Office has worked with 169 law enforcement agencies to clear their backlogs of …

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Vietnamese and Chinese Border Forces Step Up Law Enforcement Cooperation | Policy

The border guards of the northern province of Lao Cai during online discussions. (Photo: baophapluat.vn) Lao Cai (VNA) – The border guards of the northern province of Lao Cai and Hekou border management force Chinait is Yunnan Province discussed measures to intensify law enforcement cooperation in border areas during their …

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Cape Ann religious news, services | Community

Holy week events Church of the village of Annisquam, 820 Washington St., invites the community to join an Ecumenical Good Friday Prayer Walk for Peace in Ukraine on April 15 at 1 p.m. , at the corner of Hough and Western avenues, and back. The walk will stop along the …

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Saanich Retiree Community Raises Funds for Ukraine – Saanich News

Residents, families and staff of Parkwood Place came together on Tuesday April 12 to raise relief funds for Ukraine, raising nearly $2,000 to donate to the Canadian Red Cross. Resident Gerald Moreau played a major role in the event, sharing his enthusiasm to help and inspiring others in the community …

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Ranchers’ association demands enforcement of presidential directive on grazing reserves and cattle routes

Michael Olugbode in Abuja One of the country’s leading pastoral associations, the Kulen Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (KACRAN), has called for the enforcement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on grazing reserves and cattle roads invaded. At the height of the crisis between herders and farmers over the invasion …

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Yuba County Law Enforcement Officers Honored | News

During Tuesday’s Yuba County Board of Supervisors meeting, State Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Red Bluff, presented proclamations to two recent Peace Officer of the Year recipients in the Yuba county. The two honorees were Jason Ballantine, a code enforcement officer for the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department, and Bridgette Jackson of the …

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GREEN NEWS | Community News

Rich Flegle gave the message “What Lies Ahead” to Green Methodist on April 3. The weekend was again very busy in Green! On Saturday, the ladies of our church welcomed the Easterberg family to the Green Community Christian Center. The reunion was to honor Doug Easterberg who recently passed away. …

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Readers Write: Ukraine, Nuclear Energy, Religious Peace, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Russia may have used “cluster bombs” on a train station in eastern Ukraine last week, killing and injuring many more. At Fort Sill, during Officer Training School, I was instructed in the use and effect of cluster bombs. We called them ICM, Enhanced Conventional Munitions. Fired from artillery or dropped …

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Retired Decatur Police Chief Named Commander of Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center | Top Stories

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Retired Decatur Police Chief Jim Getz has been named commanding officer of the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center. Dr. Cristobal Valdez, President of Richland Community College, said, “Given his outstanding career with the Decatur Police Department, we are delighted to employ Mr. Getz as Commanding …

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West Mayo community mourns passing of popular figure

Published: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 12:39 PM The death occurred peacefully at his home in the loving care of his family, Martin (better known as Matt) Gill, Kilsallagh, Westport. Predeceased by his parents Sarah and Martin (Murrisk), he is deeply missed by his wife Beatrice (née Kilcoyne), his daughters Maria …

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A look at the first year of Kwiyagat Community Academy – The Journal

A mural painted on the wall of what will soon become the new kindergarten classroom at Kwiyagat Community Academy. Kala Parkinson And a preview of what’s to come for the state’s first Indigenous public charter school Colorado’s first public Native American reservation charter school is in its flagship year, and …

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How a conversion divided — then strengthened — Kenya’s Jewish community

NAIROBI, Kenya (JTA) — In 1990, Florence Wangiju showed up at the door of the Israeli Embassy in Nairobi. With her arms folded across her chest, Wangiju, whose name was Wanjuki, resolutely told the staff that she wanted to go to a synagogue, to see how the Jews worshiped. “She …

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Operation Safe Shield works to keep law enforcement safe

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – A nonprofit organization in Bryan College Station works to keep law enforcement officers safe as they work to protect the community. Operation Safe Shield is hosting a fundraiser on April 14 to raise money for widows, side doors, and bullet-resistant headrests. The goal is to …

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Law Enforcement Reports for April 8 | Local News

Meridian Police Department The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Friday. • Simple assault – Derrick Sumrall, born in 1978, 383 Briarwood Rd., Meridian. • Public drunk – Kendrick Starks, born in 1985, 2428 Old Marion Rd. Apt. B14, Meridian. • Abusive …

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Religion: The Positive Power of Religious Traditions in the Community – Morgan Hill Times

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in his teaching on faith, said, “The God we worship is not a weak or incompetent God. He is able to repel gigantic waves of opposition and bring down prodigious mountains of evil. The resounding testimony of [major faith traditions] it is that God is …

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Governor Glenn Youngkin donates his first quarter salary to the Virginia Law Enforcement Assistance Program – Royal Examiner

Virginia lawmakers introduced a bill in the regular session of the General Assembly that pledged to end road deaths. The move disappointed traffic safety advocates, but supporters say they are still committed to advancing policies to protect pedestrians and drivers. House Joint Resolution 100 was a commitment to the Vision …

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Court Case Conclusions: April 6, 2022 – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

Adams County Court Cases – Final Results Week of March 25 to 31: Lucille Ann Britt charged with possession of crystal meth. Case related to a grand jury. Lucille Ann Britt charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Case related to a grand jury. Lucille Ann Britt accused of tampering with …

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Soludo appoints Bianca, Charly Boy, Onwenu and 12 other members of the peace and justice committee

By Obinna Odogwu, awka The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has appointed Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, the wife of the late Igbo Chief, Dim Chukwuemaka Odumegwu Ojukwu; Teacher. Chidi Odinkalu and Charly Boy in the Truth, Justice and Peace Committee set up to appease the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra …

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Back to Back Meetings Calling for an End to Community Violence in South Pittsburgh – WPXI

PITTSBURGH — The first was Monday at Brookline, the second Tuesday at Mt. Oliver, with each seeking a solution to the violence. Tuesday’s meeting hosted by the South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace tapped into some potential solutions, including community responsibility, common sense gun laws and tackling drug addiction on our …

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Law enforcement chief quits after 34 years at Polk County Sheriff’s Office to become Peace River Center’s next CEO

After 34 years in the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Larry Williams, Jr., the head of the law enforcement department leaves the agency to accept the position of executive director at the Peace River Center. After entering the Florida Retirement System’s Deferred Retirement Option (DROP) program, Williams was preparing to officially …

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‘Pause for Prayer’ event allows State College community to reflect on MLK’s assassination 54 years later | State College News

On Monday night, the MLK Plaza Committee hosted a “Pause for Prayer: Honoring the Life and Legacy of MLK” gathering for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Downtown State College on the occasion of the 54th birthday of his death in 1968. The rally lasted from 6:05 p.m. to 6:35 …

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Buhari prays for peace and justice in Ramadan Tafsir

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retired) Monday in Abuja joined Muslim worshipers at the State House Mosque to mark the start of Ramadan Tafsir, the interpretation and explanation of the Quran. According to a statement signed Monday by his Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari …

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Q&A: Aircraft Repossession and Enhanced Security in the United States

Enforcement measures Takeover after termination of the lease Describe basic repossession procedures after lease termination. How can the tenant legally interfere with the landlord’s rights to seek remedies for non-performance? The procedures available for repossessing leased aircraft are similar to those available for financed aircraft. The lessor can proceed through …

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In Ramadan Tafsir, Buhari prays for peace and justice in Nigeria

Deji Elumoye President Muhammadu Buhari prayed for peace and justice to prevail in Nigeria, as well as for the improved welfare and prosperity of mankind in general. Presidential Spokesperson, Mallam Garba Shehu, in a statement, revealed that Buhari joined Muslim worshipers at the State House Mosque in Abuja yesterday to …

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The shooting of a Wyoming deputy is a reminder of the dangers facing law enforcement officers

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Wendy Corr, Cowboy State Daily The shooting of a Laramie County sheriff’s deputy draws attention to the dangers law enforcement officers face every day. The deputy, whose identity has not been released, is believed to be in stable condition …

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Savannah Tech to offer nighttime law enforcement classes in hopes of boosting recruiting • The Georgia Virtue

In order to meet the growing demand for law enforcement officers and provide an option for students who work during the day, the Peace Officer Academy at Savannah Technical College will offer night training for the Certificate Basic Technical Credit for Law Enforcement (TCC). Successful completion of the program qualifies …

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“Turkey aspires to peace and justice through a humanitarian foreign policy”

Turkey has been working for the establishment of peace and justice in the world through its humanitarian and entrepreneurial foreign policy at a time of rapidly increasing global uncertainties, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said. Speaking to Turkish political magazine Kriter published by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research …

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Stanford Community to Honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Stanford’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Education (SHARE) team will honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) through a myriad of educational events and activities throughout the month of April. The SHARE: Education team hopes to use the SAAM as an opportunity to raise awareness about sexual violence at the University and …

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Cop cash: California law enforcement is giving campaigns big | News

Amid growing concerns about crime and recent criminal justice reforms, California law enforcement groups are spending big this year in several high profile races. So far in the 2022 election cycle, these groups have contributed more than $1 million to campaigns for the state Legislature and several statewide offices, slightly …

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Women of Oakland Co. Celebrated for Leadership and Community Involvement – The Oakland Press

At their last regular meeting in March, Oakland County Commissioners paused to recognize notable women from across the county. Although this is part of a Women’s History Month, these women are making a difference every day. Commissioner Angela Perry, D-Pontiac, invited her fellow commissioners to nominate a star in their …

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The Muslim Community of Bakersfield explains what Ramadan is

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Saturday marks the start of Ramadan, which is a holy month for Muslims around the world. 23ABC’s Mythili Gubbi spoke with local Islamic leaders here in Bakersfield who say this month is about reflection and resetting for the rest of the year and they hope to …

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Houston law enforcement pays tribute to boy who was bullied at school

When Houston law enforcement learned what happened to 8-year-old Michael Martinez, they named him honorary deputy in a ceremony Friday. HOUSTON — Just call him Deputy Martinez. Eight-year-old Michael Martinez was named an honorary deputy Friday by several Houston-area law enforcement agencies. They gave the shy boy a bunch of …

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