People interested in participating in the U.S. Attorney's Citizen's Academy in Topeka need to submit their applications by the end of Monday, September 8th.
The following topics will be covered:
*The federal justice system - similarities with the state system
*Domestic and international terrorism - gathering intelligence and building cases
*Drug Trafficking - Wiretaps and other tools
*Gangs and Violent Crimes - Using Federal gun laws to take career criminals off the street
*White Collar crime and health care fraud - taking criminals out of the board room
*Immigration offenses - Protecting national security and preventing identity theft
*Crimes against Children - Tracking predators on the internet
*Fair trial - The roles of judges and federal defenders
The academy will meet on Tuesdays from October 7th - November 11th from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Washburn University School of Law. There is now cost to participate.
You can apply online at the Department of Justice website - www.usdoj.gov/usao/ks - click on the "Citizens Academy" link on the left side of the page.
For more information, call Jim Cross at 316-269-6481 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org