One Life One Community
Presented by Asst. Chief Chip Portz, Chief of Community Risk Reduction, Central Jackson County Fire Protection District and Detective Sergeant Keegan Hughes, Blue Springs Police Department
The Blue Springs Police Department is partnering with the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District and other community agencies on an initiative called “One Life, One Community,” to bring awareness to, and reduce the prevalence of, fentanyl and opioid use among young people in Blue Springs. According to CJCFPD, ambulances have run more fentanyl and opiate overdoses in 2022 than in previous years – reporting more than 30 opiate-related overdoses as of Nov. 1, 2022.
Registration is required and limited to the first 20 people who make a reservation.
The Purpose of the Legislative Task Force is to:
Study local, state and federal legislative issues of interest to businesses
Encourage information sharing about business and community issues among the membership.
Stay alert to issues that will affect our members and the business community and make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding such issues.