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Lori Combs has been a registered nurse for over 22 years. Her specific area of focus was emergency medicine, but also included PACU (Recovery Room), telemetry, and primary care clinics. During her emergency department career, she received training in adult sexual assault examinations in Dallas, Texas and performed sexual assault exams for adult and pediatric victims of sexual assault. Lori has also completed two forensic nursing courses and is a Certified Forensic Nurse. She has furthered her forensics training to include nurse death investigation from Houston, Texas, child abuse training, and has obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Crime Scene Investigations.

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November 29, 2017: NAPD has just opened regsitration for two new live trainings. The 2018 NAPD Investigators Conference and 2018 Social Workers & Sentencing Advocates Institute is now open for registration. These trainings will be help March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, CO. Discounted tuition for members and early registrants. To register, click HERE
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November 28, 2017: NAPD has uploaded videos of the presentations from the 2017 NAPD Workloads Conference in St. Louis (held November 17-18). Members can access these valuable presentations on MyGideon by logging into their NAPD account.
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April 16, 2017: 60 Minutes' Anderson Cooper features the Orleans Public Defenders and NAPD General Counsel in a substantive segment about public defenders' excessive workloads, pervasive injustice, and the obligation of defenders to resist the "conveyer belt" of mass-incarceration. You can watch the compelling segment HERE 
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On March 18, 2017 - the 54th anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainright decision - NAPD published its Foundational Principles, which are recommended to NAPD members and other persons and organizations interested in advancing the cause of equal justice for accused persons.