U.S. Attorney’s Office to Commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
FARGO – U.S. Attorney Christopher C. Myers announced today that on Thursday, April 18, 2019, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of North Dakota will host a National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Awards Ceremony to raise awareness about crime victims’ rights and to recognize individuals in the state who provide outstanding services to crime victims. The awards ceremony will take place at the Quentin N. Burdick United States Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 655 First Avenue North, Fargo, ND at 10:30 a.m.
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) of the U.S Department of Justice leads communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 7-13, by promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. This year’s theme –Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future. – celebrates the progress made by those before us as we look to a future of crime victim services that is even more inclusive, accessible, and trauma-informed.
Members of the media will be permitted to bring appropriate still photo, video, and audio equipment to the Jury Assembly Room for purposes of covering this event. The public is invited to attend