The Stonebrook Safety Team is offering a seminar called "Verbal Judo" on Thursday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Stonebrook. The seminar will be taught by Lieutenant Thomas Shelton, of the Ames Police Department. Verbal Judo is a technique that can be used to help de-escalate a situation with someone who is angry or unstable.

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Terri Huffman