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Issue Position: Prevention, Not Just Prosecution

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Public Safety and Quality of Life
Everyone knows that preventing crime and abuse is the surest way to end it. Pennsylvanians deserve an Attorney General who has a tough record on prosecuting criminals who is also committed to implementing programs that will raise community awareness and prevent future crime. Kathleen has the experience that will make our communities safer.

As a Prosecutor, Kathleen:

*Teamed with public school districts to provide guidance in keeping a safe, drug-free school environment.
*Educated and empowered women to report and prosecute domestic violence.
*Held seminars educating students and teachers about the signs and signals of sexual abuse as well as basic precautions.
*Visited senior centers throughout the County and spoke on health care issues, financial scams and all types of physical, emotional and financial abuse.
*Coordinated community events for the prevention of car theft as the deputy in charge of the first Lackawanna County Auto Theft Unit
*Served as a member and chair of the Pennsylvania Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority advisory board.
*Served as member and chair of the Pennsylvania Auto Theft Prevention advisory board.
*Served on the Pennsylvania Child Abuse Coalition where she collaborated with District Attorneys across the state to review and develop techniques and methods to better investigate and prosecute child abuse.
*Spoke as an advisor at D.A.R.E. ceremonies.


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