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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

Friday, May 6, 2016

U.S. Attorney Polite Announces “House of Worship” Security Symposium

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana – in collaboration with the New Orleans Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Protective Services Division and the Anti-Defamation League for the Southern Region of Louisiana – will be co-hosting a free “House of Worship” Security Symposium on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Topics include:

  • Hate Crime Overview/Trends

  • Hate Crime Investigations

  • Workplace Violence & Active Shooter

  • Victim Witness Informational Session


                        WHO:             Faith-Based Leadership are urged to attend


                        WHEN:          Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


                        WHERE:         U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana

                                                  650 Poydras Street, Suite 1600

                                                  Winters Conference Room



There is no registration fee for this event and for your convenience you can simply click on the registration link provided below and your attendance will be confirmed. Early registration is advised as attendance will be limited. Once online registration is confirmed, an electronic copy of the symposium agenda along with your attendance confirmation will be forwarded to you via email.   Online registration link:  https://usaolaetraining.org/HouseOfFaith


      If you need additional information please do not hesitate to contact Quinn Smith at (504) 680-3003.

Community Outreach
Updated May 6, 2016