La PORTE — Juvenile justice leaders from throughout La Porte County will convene next week to learn how to improve interactions between law enforcement officers and youth.

Over the course of Sept. 16-17, approximately 30 representatives from the Michigan City and La Porte police departments, La Porte County Sheriff’s Office, local churches and schools, and other stakeholders with a vested interest in child welfare and juvenile justice will participate in the Pennsylvania Disproportionate Minority Contact (PA DMC) Youth/Law Enforcement Curriculum.

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