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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Social Services Referrals

STRiVIN Social Services Referrals

This COMBAT-funded initiative connects individuals and families with social services to assist them with a whole host issues. The objective is to address these issues before the circumstances in these people's lives worsen to point violence might occur.

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Anonymous Tips

Crime Tips

Tips are essential to solving crimes. The information you provide by all calling Crime Stoppers or the AdHoc Group Against Crime tip lines—or using their online options—could also save lives. You can remain completely anonymous.

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Suicide Prevention

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Worried someone you know might be having suicidal thoughts? Ask them—with compassion. Avoid hinting around. Create a safe place to ask, “Are you thinking about taking your own life?” And be prepared to follow up if the response is “yes,” “no” or unclear.

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Keep It Legal

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Whether you are using marijuana recreationally or for a medical purpose, driving high is a crime. Keep it legal. Be safe. Driving under the influence—alcohol, marijuana or some other drug—is illegal and always entails potentially fatal risks.

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Beyond DARE

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COMBAT supports 11 law Enforcement School-Based Initiatives, serving nearly every community in Jackson County. These programs connect police officers and sheriff deputies with more than 20,000 students a year, with programming that goes beyond DARE.

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Symposium Recap

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The COMBAT Symposium centered around making a greater impact, with increased participation in STRiVIN' to focus on two crises, one related to COMBAT’s anti-violence mission and the other its drug abuse prevention mission: gun violence and overdoses.

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

COMBAT 30th Anniversary

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Jackson County’s anti-crime program—among the first in the nation to not only increase enforcement but also support innovative prevention and treatment programs—got a new name in 1993. COMBAT became COMBAT 30 years ago!

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Impact Report

COMMUNITY Impact Report

COMBAT supports nearly 100 community progams. The perils of fentanyl and other drugs, combined with increased crime in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, made COMBAT support for Jackson County even more crucial in 2022 and now going into 2023—and beyond.

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Life-Saving

COMBAT Saved My Life

COMBAT made all the difference. "COMBAT didn’t just save my life; it gave me a chance to change my life for the better. I am grateful for that, so I’m going to keep on working on being a better person, helping others and staying on the right path.

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Funding Applications

Funding Application

Get full details about applying for COMBAT funding. Any organization requesting COMBAT funding must have an office in Jackson County and provide services to Jackson County residents in Jackson County. Funding most be approved by the County Legislature.

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