Media Advisory – Tri-Cities Violent Crime Summit
WHAT: Federal, state, and local law enforcement leaders and community partners will hold the Tri-Cities Violent Crime Summit today at Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Petersburg.
WHERE: Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2223 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805
WHEN: Media check in at 2:45 p.m.
DETAILS: Members of the media are invited to attend the final wrap-up of the event from approximately 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Audio and video recording is permitted.
Following the wrap-up, co-hosts of the summit will hold a brief 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 today to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CO-HOSTS: G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; Kenneth A. Miller, Director of Public Safety, Petersburg Bureau of Police; Kamran Afzal, Chief of Hopewell Police; Jeffrey W. Faries, Chief of Colonial Heights Police; Cheryl J. Wilson, Petersburg Commonwealth’s Attorney; Richard K. Newman, Hopewell Commonwealth’s Attorney; Alfred Gray Collins, III, Colonial Heights Commonwealth’s Attorney.
LAW ENFORCEMENT PARTNERS: Virginia State Police; Prince George County Police; Prince George County Commonwealth’s Attorney; Chesterfield County Police; Chesterfield County Commonwealth’s Attorney; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) Washington Field Division; Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Washington Field Division; FBI’s Richmond Field Office; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); U.S. Marshals Service; U.S. Postal Inspection Service; Virginia ABC Bureau of Law Enforcement; Virginia State University Police; Richard Bland College Police; Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office.