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Not In My Town

Working together for safe, inclusive communities.


Facilitated by: Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC)

Hosted by:
Lisa Thurau, Strategies for Youth, Inc.,
Chief Paul MacMillan, MBTA Transit Police Department
Commissioner Robert Haas, Cambridge Police Department

Date: March 11, 2013 @ 11:00 am, EST

Duration: 1 hour, including time for questions and answers

Registration: To register, follow the links below or email Katy Cummings at

Overview: COPS and NCPC will host a webinar to train law enforcement on how to interact with youth and deal with issues of bullying. Experts in the field will discuss how the teenage brain develops and how it manages their perception of authority figures, successful programs and best practices for dealing with youth, and the overall perception of law enforcement.

Conference Call: toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4490
Access Code: 688 615 579

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MARCH 11, 2013 • 11:00AM EST

Topics include:

  • Developmental competence and the teen brain
  • Stop Watch, a safe travel initiative
  • Youth perceptions of law enforcement

**To register for this FREE one-hour webinar visit
or email Katy Cummings at**

Lisa H. Thurau has worked as an advocate for youth in the public education and juvenile justice realms for over 15 years. She founded strategies for Youth in 2009 as non-profit agency dedicated to improving interactions between youth and police. Chief Paul MacMillan has served with the MBTA since he began his patrol in 1983. Since, he has risen through the ranks to become the first officer, in the 40 year history of the department, to be appointed chief for the MBTA Transit Police Department. Commissioner Robert C. Haas has distinguished himself with over 30 years in law enforcement. Since 2007, he has been the Cambridge Police Department Commissioner. He recently served as the Secretary of Public Safety for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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