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