For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa
Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a recommitment to Project Safe Neighborhoods, a program first launched in 2001 designed to reduce violent crime across the country. Working with federal, state, and local partners through the Project Safe Neighborhoods program, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa has been prosecuting violent crime and the most serious offenders for the past sixteen years.
United States Attorney Peter Deegan, Jr. and Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wayne Jerman will be available on Friday, October 6, 2017, for interviews regarding Project Safe Neighborhoods in Cedar Rapids. To schedule an interview with Mr. Deegan or Chief Jerman, please contact Tony Morfitt at 319-363-6333.
Branch Chief Tim Duax and Sioux City Police Chief Rex Mueller will also be available on October 6, 2017, for interviews regarding Project Safe Neighborhoods in Sioux City. To schedule an interview with Mr. Duax please contact him at 712-255-6011. To schedule an interview with Chief Mueller, please contact him at 712-898-4572.
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Updated October 5, 2017
Project Safe Neighborhoods