Scams and Consumer Protection WebcastThu, Mar 5, 2020 | 10:00 AM
In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, this free webcast on scams and consumer protection from 10 to 11:30 a.m. is open to the public.
Registration is required.
The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division represents and protects the State, its subdivisions, legitimate business community and Arkansas consumers.
This webcast will review the many ways the Attorney General's office can be utilized as a resource, common scams to be aware of and how to avoid them, and identity theft. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.
This webcast has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) and law enforcement standards (CLEST) credit.
Northwest Arkansas Law Enforcement TrainingWed, Mar 11, 2020 | 8:30 AM
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Northwest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville
Topics for the free training, which is open to all Arkansas law enforcement officers, will include:
- Cyber responses in missing persons cases
- Monsters behind the machines
- Crisis stabilization units
- Medical marijuana
The training will take place in Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development, Peterson Auditorium. Lunch will be provided.
This training has been approved for 5.25 hours of CLE and CLEST credit.
Missing Persons WebcastWed, Apr 8, 2020 | 10:00 AM
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Presented by Mike Nance with the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs), the webcast will cover NamUs resources, Arkansas’ ACT 920, registering at namus.gov for NamUs professional access, entering missing persons into NamUs, searching NamUs, and making comparisons and resolving cases.
This training has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE and CLEST credit.
FOIA webcastThu, Apr 16, 2020 | 10:00 AM
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act
10 a.m. to noon
The webcast, which is free and open to the public, will include “FOIA Made Simple” presentations by attorneys in the Attorney General’s office detailing responsibilities and rights covered under the act that relate to public meetings and documents.
This training has been approved for 2 hours of CLE and CLEST credit.
Arkansas Elder Abuse ConferenceThu, Apr 30, 2020 | 8:30 AM
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Arkansas State University – First National Bank Arena
217 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro
Register today for Attorney General Rutledge’s first Elder Abuse Conference, which is free and open to the public. Law enforcement, medical professionals, providers, attorneys and home caregivers are invited to learn how to better protect older and developmentally disabled adults. This statewide conference will cover a broad range of interconnected issues including: caregiver fatigue, financial exploitation, agency roles in protecting elder and endangered adults and communicating with victims who have cognitive impairment. An agenda will be posted in the coming weeks.
Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes ActionThu, Jul 16, 2020 | 8:30 AM
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Benton Event Center
The Attorney General’s office, in partnership with other law enforcement agencies and the Morgan Nick Foundation, will host the 9th annual Never Forgotten — Arkansas Takes Action event for families of missing persons and the law enforcement community to raise awareness of the issues surrounding missing persons.
The free event will include a morning session for families followed by a luncheon to recognize Arkansas’s missing.
Please check back regarding credit and training accredidation.
For more information, contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-3645 or firstname.lastname@example.org.