Saturday, November 7, 2015

Schuylkill County District Attorney Organizes Law Enforcement Symposium

Photo of Mike Corricelli from the U.S. Postal Inspector Service
Schuylkill County District Attorney Christine Holman organized a Law Enforcement Symposium that took place Friday at the Ramada, in Pottsville.

Holman invited law enforcement and other officials from around the county to the event that included all police departments,  coroner's office, state police, and juvenile probation.

Presentations at the event included presentations from:

  • Pinnacle Health on the Children's Resource Center in Harrisburg
  • The U.S. Postal Inspection Service on protection of the postal service system
  • The PA Auto Theft Prevention Authority on combating auto theft, the PA Attorney General's Office on ID Theft
  • The Pennsylvania State Police with updates on the DUI Case Law
  • Legislative Delegation answered questions from attendees
Shannon Cossaboom, a Senior Child Interview Specialist from Pinnacle Health and the Children's Resource Center, Harrisburg explained the process of reporting and interviewing of children that would need to visit the CRC while investigating abuse.

Mike Corricelli, a U.S. Postal Inspector, provided information on what jurisdiction the U.S. Postal Inspector's cover, how to prevent fraud against consumers, schemes that criminals use the postal service for, and other scams.

Steven Wheeler, the executive director of the PA Auto Theft Prevention Authority gave information on how to prevent auto theft, signs to look for, types of vehicle stolen more often than others, and ways to get information out to the community on the matter.

A meeting also took place for Schuylkill County Police Chiefs as well that the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force.

Photo of Shannon Cossaboom, from Pinnacle Health

Photo of Steven Wheeler, from the
PA Auto Theft Prevention Authority
Schuylkill Count District Attorney Christine Holman speaks with her
executive, Brad Gotshall, during a break at the event.