The next session of the Cincinnati Police Department's Citizens Police Academy is Jan. 16 through March 5, 2008.Designed to provide better understanding between citizens and police, the meetings are 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Topics include laws of arrest, use of force, criminal investigation, the mental health response team, domestic violence and personal safety. To apply, contact Monica Ervin at 513-357-7554 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The application is Jan. 4.
Comment on the County Budget
The public can read and comment on the 2008 Hamilton County Administrator's Recommended Budget at www.hamilton-co.org.
The board of county commissioner's holds public hearings on the budget at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Sharonville Convention Center, 6 p.m. Nov. 26 at Nathaniel Greene Lodge and 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at the County Administration Building.
Human Rights Program
"Diversity: Engaging Your Global Future Now" is the theme of Social Justice Day, presented by the Center for American and World Cultures at Miami University. The program is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 14 in Shriver Center multipurpose rooms A-C. Admission is free.For more information, call 513-529-8309 or visit www.cawc.muohio.edu.
Stand for Peace
The Women in Black have been demonstrating against the war in Iraq since it started in 2003. Participants gather with signs in the traffic island at Vine Street and Central Parkways from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays. All peacemakers are welcome, including men and people not dressed in black.