Anti-Violence Summit At Rutgers Tuesday

From state attorney general:

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman will deliver remarks at the Inaugural New Jersey Anti-violence Summit: Strong Partnerships, Safer Communities. A media availability will follow.

The day-long event will bring together local leaders from throughout the state, law enforcement, government and non-profit organizations in an effort to form partnerships between groups working to address violence in our communities. 

Discussion will highlight important efforts underway throughout the state to curb violence, both through innovative law enforcement practices and evidence-based prevention strategies. Panelists will examine topics such as collaborative law enforcement efforts, crime prevention programs, community-based policing, longer-term strategies aimed at at-risk youth and teenagers, and the grant writing process.


WHO:             Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman 


WHAT:          Remarks at the Anti-violence Summit, media availability


WHEN:          TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014

                        9:00 a.m. EDT


WHERE:        Rutgers – Livingston Campus

                                    Livingston Student Center

Remarks: Livingston Hall; Availability: Rm 111 (adjacent)

Piscataway, N.J.



NOTE:  All members of the media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Those with questions should contact Paul Loriquet at paul.loriquet@lps.state.nj.us or (609) 292-4791 or Rebekah Carmichael at rebekah.carmichael@usdoj.gov or(973) 645-2888; Panelists following the introductory speakers will take questions from the registered audience of law enforcement and community members. Room 111 will remain open throughout the conference – 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – to members of the media who would like to speak tosummit participants.



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