S. Hrg. 111-642; Serial No. J-111-82: Effective Community Efforts to Counter Drug-Related Crime in Rural America, Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, Second Session, March 22, 2010 [open pdf - 5MB]
From the prepared statement of Patrick J. Leahy: "Today the Senate Judiciary Committee returns to Vermont to hear from the people of Barre about the community's efforts to combat the persistent problems of drug-related crime in rural America. Vermont's civic-minded, all-hands-on-deck approach to dealing with this serious problem continues to help advance a dialogue throughout the country about what solutions work best to address drug-related crime in rural areas." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Patrick J. Leahy, Senator; Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator; Barbara Floersch, Associate Director, Washington County Youth Service Bureau/Boys & Girls Club; Susan, Graduate, Vermont Works for Women's Modular Home Construction Program at Northwest State Correctional Facility; R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Police; Tom L'Esperance, Director, Vermont State Police; Thomas Lauzon, Mayor, Barre, Vermont; Damartin Quadros, Business Owner; Nicholas Ecker-Racz, Parent; Karen Lawson, Housing Coordinator; Scott D. Manning; Sherri Oden, Principal Investigator, Head Start; Christine Peterson, Director of New Directions for Barre; Damartin Quadros, Business Owner; Judy Rex, Executive Director, Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services; Gary L. Taylor, Chief, St. Albans City Police; Vermont Center for Afterschool Excellence; Vermont State Police; 21st CCLC 2008 Annual Performance Report; Vermont Works for Women; and Women, Girls & Criminal Justice article.
S. Hrg. 111-642; Senate Hearing 111-642; Serial No. J-111-82
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