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Your PTACC Ticker
for the Week of October 25:

1) Creating YOUR Own Legislation for Deflection and Pre-Arrest Diversion Webinar on October 31 at 2 PM (ET)
**This webinar will feature PTACC National Founding Partner TASC and is being hosted by PTACC National Founding Partner PJI. Huge thanks to both for their part in this webinar!**

Making Good Sausage: Getting the Ingredients Right for Deflection & Pre-Arrest Diversion Legislation Webinar
In July 2018, Illinois became the first state in the nation to pass and sign into law the first-ever comprehensive 5-pathway deflection legislation. This webinar will present the ins and outs of the sausage making that lead to this happening and present a path for communities across the United States to do the same in support of the newly emerging field of deflection and pre-arrest diversion.
  • Gary Tennis, CEO, National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws (NAMSDL)
  • Jac Charlier, Executive Director, TASC’s Center for Health and Justice (CHJ)
  • Laura Brookes, Policy Director, TASC 
  • Chief Eric Guenther, Mundelein Police Department (IL)
When:  Oct 31, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (ET)                        

For more information and to register click here

2) Gaudenzia Announces 26th Annual Womens and Children's Conference - March 28-29, 2019

PTACC National Founding Partner Gaudenzia announces its March 2019 26th Annual Womens and Children's Conference. This is a Save the Date announcement. You cannot register just yet but you can put this on your calendar right now! So, do that please for March 28-29.

If you are interested in sponsoring this conference, contact Gaudenzia directly. PTACC will be there in some way, shape, and form. We are not just any Collaborative, but one that lives by the value of supporting each other.

Hope to see you there! For now, Save the Date. Click here for the Conference flyer.

3) Police & Harm Reduction
Check out this new publication on Police and Harm Reduction
How law enforcement can advance public safety, public health, and public confidence
"In many cities around the world, communities face significant health and safety challenges associated with drug use. These may include the spread of disease, issues related to homelessness, rising rates of overdose deaths, and drug-related crime."

Read the full 32-page report by clicking here.


Join us!
Our 2019 Conference will be held March 3-6, 2019 
in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Want to get involved in the newly emerging national
deflection and pre-arrest diversion field?
Then join a PTACC Strategy Area today! Click Here

Questions? Contact

Check It Out! The PTACC National Pre-Arrest Diversion Resource Website

PTACC is the NATIONAL voice of voice of the pre-arrest diversion field and provides vision, leadership, advocacy, and education to facilitate the practice of deflection and pre-arrest diversion across the United States.
© 2018 Police, Treatment and Community Collaborative (PTACC)

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