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Back by Popular Demand- Judge Crichton & ADA Stamps: ‘Don’t Let This Be You’ for Teens
Tuesday, Feb 05, 2008 2:37am

SHREVEPORT, LA (By: Tom Pace, "Talk of the Town"  2-1-08  
Back by popular demand, Caddo District Judge Scott Crichton, Caddo Assistant District Attorney (ADA) Ron Stamps, & Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, are hosting another of their special community programs for teens & their parents: Don’t Let This Be You”, Wednesday, February 6th, 2008, 6pm in the Caddo Correctional Center Media Room, at 1101 Forum Drive, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

 

Initially designed by Judge Crichton, the community program, is intended to illustrate the serious legal consequences of a teen-ager’s criminal behavior. The program is presented free of charge, for teens 13 and above, and their parents.  Pre-registration is required.

Click here, and listen as Judge Crichton talks One-on-One with Talk of the Town's Tom Pace about the program.
 The first part will be a 75 minute dynamic PowerPoint program from Crichton and Stamps, titled “Don’t Let This Be You.” This presentation covers legal concepts and consequences of criminal behavior that all teenagers should know. 

 

There will be specific focus on the law regarding possession of drugs and “spin-off” crimes related to drug addiction, and the law regarding teenage sex and its legal consequences, which may include paternity and child support, and much more. 

 

There will also be numerous examples of local cases, now adjudicated and final, which evidence the very real and serious consequences of criminal behavior. 

 

The second part of the program will include a tour of the housing units at Caddo Correctional Center, where teens and their parents will see, and hear, from inmates.

 

Most recently in 2008, the “Don’t Let This Be You” program was presented January 9th, January 23rd, & January 30th, with this latest session being added for Wednesday, Feb. 6th, at 6pm.

 

For free registration, call Andrea Samuel at the Caddo Sheriff’s Training Academy at 318-681-0735.


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