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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 14, 2019

Media Advisory – Peninsula Violent Crime Summit

WHAT: Federal, state, and local law enforcement and community partners will hold the Peninsula Violent Crime Summit on Monday, June 17, at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton.

WHERE: NASA Langley Research Center, 2 Langley Blvd, Hampton, VA

WHEN: Arrive at NASA June 17 at 3:45 p.m.

DETAILS: Members of the media are invited to attend the final wrap-up of the event from approximately 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Photography and B-Roll videography will be permitted inside of the event hall only.

Following the wrap-up, co-hosts of the summit will hold a press conference and take questions. After the press conference, select law enforcement officials will be available for one-on-one interviews. Community partners may also be available for one-on-one interviews.

RSVP: Please RSVP by Noon on June 17 to Joshua Stueve at: joshua.stueve@usdoj.gov. If you do not RSVP, you will NOT be permitted to enter the facility. No exceptions.

CO-HOSTS: U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger; Chief Terry Sult, Hampton Police Division; Chief Steve Drew, Newport News Police; Commonwealth’s Attorney Howard Gwynn, Newport News Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office; Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Sheree Konstantinou, Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

LAW ENFORCEMENT PARTNERS: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF); U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); Gloucester Sheriff’s Office; Virginia State Police; James City County Police; York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office; York County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Newport News City Council; Ministers to the Queens Plaza Community; Newport News Youth Gang Outreach Unit; CBC World Ministry; Newport News Police Homicide Support Group; Catalyst Effect; Phantom Eagle Engineering; Newport News Citizens United for Action; Hawkins, Burcher & Boester; others.

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Office and Personnel Updates
Contact: 
Joshua Stueve Director of Communications
Updated December 22, 2020