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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE COMMUNITY RELATIONS SERVICE DIRECTOR SHAREE M. FREEMAN TO HEAR COMMUNITY CONCERNS AT U.S. HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE CARRIE MEEK'S FIELD HEARING ON "POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY"


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2002

Contact: Daryl Borgquist
202/305-2966

 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. Director Sharee M. Freeman of the Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice, will attend U.S. House Representative Carrie Meek's field hearing on "Police Accountability in the African American Communities of Miami-Dade County" to hear concerns about police community relations and racial tensions arising from recent incidents of police use of force. U.S. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Minority Member John Conyers of Michigan will also participate in the hearing.

WHAT: U.S. House Representative Carrie Meek's Field Hearing on "Police Accountability in the African American Communities of Miami-Dade County"
WHEN: Friday, March 8, 2002, 1 P.M.
WHERE: Miami-Dade County Commission Chamber 111 NW First Street Miami, Florida

For more information about the Community Relations Service, a unique racial conflict resolution and prevention agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, please see its web site at: www.usdoj.gov/CRS.

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