Justice Department Official Highlights Efforts to Improve Campus Safety

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Lou Leary, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs, will deliver remarks on campus safety and participate in an interview session with local university police chiefs at the 25th anniversary conference of the Clery Center for Security on Campus on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.  The conference gathers renowned national experts to assess the state of campus security and highlight best and promising practices from campuses throughout the nation. 


Capital Hilton

Federal Room A & B

1001 16th Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20036



Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

7:40 A.M. 

Interview opportunity on campus safety


Mary Lou Leary, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs

Local university police chiefs, including representatives from Georgetown University, George Washington University, Howard University

Allison Kiss, Executive Director, Clery Center for Campus Security

8:30-10:20 A.M. 

Opening session of the Clery Center for Campus Security's Proceeding in Partnership Conference


Mary Lou Leary, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs

Connie Clery, founder of the Clery Center in response to the 1986 rape and murder of her college student daughter Jeanne

Allison Jacobs, police officer who investigated played a critical role in the 2009 investigation of the abduction of Jaycee Dugard and her rescue

SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

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