Training on Creating Safer Communities provided by FBI and NAACP

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 9, 2013 at 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Location: Public Safety Academy of Northeast Indiana, 7602 Patriot Crossing, Fort Wayne, IN

Phone: (260) 426-3049 or (260) 312-4503


Event Description

April 1, 2013 Updated Apr 1, 2013 at 8:14 AM EDT

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Indianapolis Division and the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch 3049 invite the community to attend free Community Relations Executive Seminar Training (CREST) on Tuesday, April 9, 4:00-8:00 pm at the Public Safety Academy.

FBI CREST will provide an overview of FBI and Department of Justice policies and procedures. During the CREST, attendees are given an overview of the FBI’s jurisdiction followed by a discussion of issues relating to their communities. Participants will receive CEUs and Certificate of Completion.

The purpose of this seminar training is to mobilize community partnerships and help create a safer community. The training intends to increase knowledge and awareness of the FBI’s mission, goals, history, and internal mechanisms. The topics include:

ü Major Thefts/Violent Crimes

ü Civil Rights

ü Recruitment & Hiring

CREST Goals and Objectives

·To be a catalyst for improving the quality of life within the communities through law-related education programs.

·To strengthen relationships and improve understanding between the FBI and the communities.

·To improve our understanding of the community by establishing an exchange of information between the FBI and the communities we serve.

·To identify crime problems affecting specific communities, and thereafter, develop initiatives to address crime problems identified.

Please RSVP before or on Monday, April 8, 5:00 pm. For more information, contact Rev. Dr. Saharra Bledsoe at (260) 426-3049 or (260) 312-4503 Email:


Sheila Curry-Campbell, Advisor, Youth Council 3721
Phone: (260) 740-7810 Email:

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