Justice Department To Announce Awards To Improve Public Safety In Distressed Neighborhoods
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Justice's (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Director Denise E. O'Donnell will announce more than $11 million in funding to address neighborhood-level crime in fifteen communities nationwide. The announcement will take place at the Stone Avenue Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012, at 11:45 a.m.
The event will include remarks from DOJ officials and local law enforcement, followed by a Q & A session for media.
WHO: Denise E. O'Donnell, Director, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice
Loretta E. Lynch , United States Attorney for the Eastern District Of New York, United States Department of Justice
Raymond W. Kelly , Commissioner, New York City Police Department
Charles J. Hynes , District Attorney, Kings County, New York
WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
11:45 a.m. EDT
WHERE: Stone Avenue Branch / Brooklyn Public Library
581 Mother Gaston Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11212
NOTE: All media MUST PRESENT GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO ID (such as a driver's license) as well as VALID MEDIA CREDENTIALS
All press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Sheila Jerusalem at 202-307-0703
SOURCE U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs
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