State Heroin Task Force to Meet in Rockford

Rockford – In response to the growing heroin epidemic among teens and young adults throughout the state of Illinois, the House Bipartisan Task Force on the Heroin Crisis will be holding a hearing Monday, July 7th from 9:00am – 12:00pm in Rockford at Rock Valley College (Woodward Technology Center, Rooms 117/119, located at 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114). Speakers will include the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office, Rockford Fire Department, Illinois Poison Center, Adult Redeploy Illinois, drug trafficking experts and others.

The task force is charged with studying the need for comprehensive legislation to address the concerns that this epidemic is generating on the part of both Illinois families and local law enforcement.

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