Trine University to host first Women in Criminal Justice event

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ANGOLA, Ind. (WOWO) – Trine University will be hosting its first Women in Criminal Justice symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13.

The theme of the event is “Challenges, Changes and Careers.”  The event is free and includes lunch.  Women of high school age or older who currently have or are looking for a career in law enforcement, court system or correction are invited to attend.

The keynote speaker for the event is Leslie Cochran-Timm, a senior special agent with the U.S. Secret Service.  Cochran-Timm attended Tri-State University, now Trine University, in 1995 and received a degree in criminal justice.

Cochran-Timm has been in the U.S. Secret Service for more than 23 years and is was in the Presidential Protective Division for many Presidents including George W. Bush, Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter.  She also protected Vice Presidents and multiple head of state from other countries.

Also in attendance will be representatives from law enforcement and judicial and corrections professions.  Attendees will be able to learn more about obtaining a career and education as well as opportunities to network.

For more information about the event click here.

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