Archive for Thursday, January 25, 2007

Internet, teen drinking presentations

January 25, 2007

Lexington Trails Middle School and De Soto High School students and parents are invited to attend presentations dealing with Internet safety at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium at Lexington Trails Middle School, 8800 Penner Avenue, De Soto.

"Wrong of Passage" and "Choices," a Stop Underage Drinking Project presentation will follow at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

Deputy Mike Pfannenstiel and Deputy Tim Shavers from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office will answer questions and cover statistics regarding online predators, safety tips for parents, examples of how predators meet and contact children and how they are caught.

Two panels of experts including law officials, parole officers, police officers, judges, attorneys, court service officers and counselors from Johnson County who work with juvenile offenders will also be available for a question and answer session.

The public is welcome to attend.

For more information, call Georgianna Mullin at (913) 915-1001 or visit www.opkansas.org/_Res/City_Services/Wrong_of_Passage/index.cfm.

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