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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Altoona, Pennsylvania Training ones sights on safety experts hone in on online bullying i by Kelly cer Ncik h it lets you share p videos. You can inn friends and family who away. Social Media has i invaluable tool for keep i the world. But it can also be dam i titular by for vulnerable who sometimes have i Access to the internet i deadly outcomes. There have been nun i of Young soc to i Media i i driven to suicide by it Al i and harassment Over to and hopeful la save lives bullying has changed Mirror photo by Gary m Baranc Daniel link a team co coordinator for the correctional emergency response team at Cambria county prison demonstrates inmate take Down Maneu vers on officer David Leverknight during an exercise helps Sharpen skills ton a a Jook be n a suicide t a1 bul Yum e by Kelly Cernetich Cernetich Altoona Mirror. Com Ebensburg standing Over a thick Blue mat a Cambria county prison corrections officer posing As an inmate hurled insults and threats at his fellow officers. Four members of the county a correctional emergency response team or Cert formed a line in front of the officer and tried to talk him Down. When he refused to cooperate and lunged the team reacted knocking the officer to the ground and pinning his arms and legs behind him. Within seconds he was immobilized and agreed to stand Dow n. Friday marked the first time in nearly a decade that the prisons 31 member emergency response team has hosted such a demonstration which included a mock cell extraction k-9 officer exercise and inmate disturbance scenario. Close to too people attended the exercise As part of annual training for the United mine workers of America which rep resents More than a half dozen correctional facilities in the state including Blair county. Team co coordinator officer Matthew Hale said at any Given time about half a dozen of these highly trained team members Are on duty at the prison and can be called on when there s a threat. And Hale who submitted to being shot with a Taser As part of the exercise a emphasized that everyone who joins the team agrees to endure taking and exposure to chemicals like Pepper Spray so they under St the weapons they re using a the pain they can inflict. A each one of these Guys a Hale said. A the risk themselves in order to b a better position to manage c flirts inside the Hale yelled through gritted Teeth and two other officers i his arms As a third shot two Inch claw like probes into hot Back delivering 30.000 volts i electricity and .004 amps through his body. See skills Page a3 be a1attorney carves out Niche As a Humble advocate by Phil Ray Pray Altoona Mirror. Com attorney Duma Ingersoll is often seen in the Blair county courthouse on thursday mornings when the hallways Are lined with husbands and wives girlfriends and boyfriends and family members awaiting Protection from abuse hearings. Ingersoll. A staff lawyer for mid Penn i it Egal services which has offices at the Lakemont Park business Complex can be seen moving from client to client. She s repeatedly in and out of spotlight m on ii Job court. She resolves Many of the cases through consent orders in which the abuser agrees not to Contact or be around the victim or a survivor a a term Ingersoll uses frequently in describing her clients. Some cases go to hearing. The hearings move rapidly As the judge a in the past year that most often has been Wade a. Kagarise a sometimes has Between 20 and 30 cases to handle. And there s an urgency about the rates. The victims feel the need for Protection. The alleged Pei Petratos often feel victimized themselves. They can to see their children or go to their own Homes. See advocate Page a4installed a a twill met or my cell life in Sci us in it guaranteed lowest pricing a 0% financing available 814-693 0133 a a9-12 by a9-10 As b7 Bio b1-6 a12�����i my i people amp process we a a a five years later players who won Al title reminisce Facebook Altoona Mirror a copyright 2015 twitter subscribe 946-7480 monday web remains recovered in rubble in new York City 1=3= All Access Quot 4 a include with ii hit 2. Your paid subscription now included with your paid subscription March 30. 2015

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