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Community Outreach

The U.S. Attorney’s Office engages in a number of community outreach opportunities in order to establish an ongoing dialogue with the public we serve.

By providing speakers, organizing and attending meetings, and planning or participating in specialized programs and events, we are better able to address the public safety concerns of those we serve while enhancing community trust.

Please contact Heather Moore, Outreach Coordinator, at or 973-645-2847.

Community Outreach News

Interview with Essma Bengabsia, panelist at our upcoming conference on Building Resilience against Violent Extremism (BRAVE)

Essma is actively engaged in building bridges between law enforcement and the community and has worked with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey in varying capacities, serving most recently as the youth representative on behalf of the office at the Global Youth Summit against Violent Extremism held at the 70th Meeting of the U.N. General Assembly.

B.R.A.V.E.- Building Resilience Against Violent Extremism Conference Nov. 12, 2015

This conference will bring together community leaders and law enforcement partners to present ideas on how best to build resilience to violent extremism in their respective communities and to empower all to prevent violent extremists from inspiring, financing or recruiting individuals or groups in the U.S. to engage in acts of violence or terrorism.

Summit on Building Trust: Strategies to Strengthen Police/Community Relationship

On September 30, 2015, The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey partnered with the N.J. Attorney General's Office to host the "Building Trust: Strategies to Strengthen Police/Community Relationships" summit at the War Memorial in Trenton.

U.S. Attorney’s Office – DNJ Celebrates National Pride Month

In honor of National Pride Month, Attorney Larry Lustberg, Chair of the Gibbons P.C. Criminal Defense Department; and Danny Weiss, one of the first named plaintiffs in Garden State Equality v. Dow, joined members of the U.S. Attorney’s Office on June 19, 2015, for a discussion of the litigation that ultimately led to marriage equality in New Jersey.

U.S. Attorney’s Office – DNJ hosts Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Symposium

On November 13, 2014, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of New  Jersey and the Gibbons Institute at Seton Hall Law School hosted a Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Symposium at Seton Hall Law School. Over 250 representatives from the public and private sector interested in cyber security heard four thought provoking panels.

How Prosecutions are Fueling Recovery in the Delaware River Basin

New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman and members of his staff recently toured the Paulins Kill, the third largest New Jersey river draining into the Delaware River, with guides from The Nature Conservancy. Using grant money that developed from pollution cases prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, The Nature Conservancy is working to restore three miles of degraded floodplains to increase healthy habitat and water quality.

Updated November 23, 2015